Jerilyn Sheppheard, 18-year-old owner-proprietor of The Yumyum Brownie Shop, has never been at a loss for initiative.
Now into her second term, April Graves has learned to appreciate the virtues of deliberation and consensus-building in governing.
After working at a dental practice for nine months, Dr. Grace Warren of Nokomis Dental Center not only knew she wanted to own her dentistry business but also own the building that housed it.
With 30 years in the game, Fancy Ray McCloney went from lip-sync concerts to becoming a Twin Cities entertainment icon.
Flora Ekpe-Idang is using dolls to empower girls of color to celebrate their beauty and become entrepreneurs.
February 2019 will mark Lisa Fredell’s 28th year as a shoe shiner in downtown Minneapolis. In 2001, after working at a stand for 10 years, Fredell jumped on the opportunity of a lifetime to buy her own stand from her boss.
KMOJ’s eight annual Soul Bowl is set to honor Walter “Q-Bear” Banks, Jr. as more than a popular radio personality, but also paying homage to the community-minded media veteran as a veritable institution.
Self-care in communities of color has often been seen as selfish. This is especially true for Black women who are expected to be superheroes that push past, instead of addressing, trauma.
Judge Juanita Freeman is breaking barriers while bringing a different lens to justice.
Run by Raeisha Williams, the tea house first opened its doors in December 2017, although it’s been a dream of hers for quite a while.