The MSR chatted it up with Allen at a local pop-up to find out more about the inspiration behind her business.
Melvin Whitfield Carter, Jr’s memoir, ‘Diesel Heart’ captures how the former wayward hellraiser transitioned to a leader serving his community.
Angie’s Hats speak to the rich traditions of Black women and their coveted church hats as well as women all over the world clamoring for crowning…
The Black-owned restaurant boasts a menu like none other in the area, with soul food recipes based off of cheesy grits with a twist towards vegan ingredients.
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.