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Bikers Heaven offers a ‘last ride’

Bikers Heaven owners Herman Johnson and Diann Letson created a unique approach for families to transport their deceased loved ones for a funeral. The deceased are carried by a 2010 Harley Davidson Street glide Trike and a hearse that was handmade in Jackson. “We carry the deceased to the funeral home to the cemetery or the church to cemetery,” Johnson told the Michigan Citizen. “It’s a three-wheeler pulling ...

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Yes! There’s (now) an app for that!

Supporters of African American businesses across the country can now access real-time information to locate providers of goods and services, no matter where they are in America. Through a groundbreaking partnership between the U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. (USBC) and Around The Way — developers of the smartphone application — consumers will be able to locate Black-owned businesses utilizing the GPS feature buil ...

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Young fashionista designs affordably priced T-shirts

Courageous is the best way to describe 11-year-old entrepreneur Olujinmi Edison. The sixth-grader owns a T-shirt company named Baby Lu Lu that she established last May. “My sister started calling me ‘Lu Lu’ and that’s where I got the name from,” says Edison, who aspires to be a fashion designer. “Since I sell onsies (infant T-shirts), that’s where ‘Baby’ comes from.” ...

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Event specialist looks to make good First Impressions

After her position was eliminated following 20 years of dedicated service in Human Resource Management, Dawn E. Trapp stepped out on faith and began her own business. “My position was eliminated so I retired and we parted on good terms,” Trapp told the Michigan Citizen. “My position with the company, in addition to my main responsibilities, required that I organize company picnics, holiday parties, etc. I t ...

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