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Ten things you need to get ready for your events

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Ten things you need to get ready for your events

When you are a small business going to be a vendor at craft fairs or flea markets, you want to look attractive, professional, and credible. You can wear your company t-shirts and hats, but the business isnt just about you. The entire atmosphere needs to show off your brand.

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Running a Black-owned business during a pandemic

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Running a Black-owned business during a pandemic

Running a business during a pandemic can be extremely hard. Many businesses have closed, while others have opened and had much success. With the pandemic affecting Black Americans disproportionately and the racial pandemic hitting Black and Asians, it is important that we give them our business. Support minority and women owned businesses to ensure a brighter future. This blog describes many businesses in CT and around the US, as well as a list of directory to search your own needs.

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Chat and Spin Radio

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Chat and Spin Radio

Lauren Simone Publishing House debuts on Chat and Spin Radio, UK!

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As seen on NBC: Imani Ariana

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As seen on NBC: Imani Ariana

On February 16, 2021, our kid author, Imani Ariana was featured on NBC CT as an inspirational kid author. Only 12 years old author, but she published two books: Disco Balls of the Universe and The Golden Life of Sally Sunflower with one soon to be released! She loves STEM so her books cover related topics. She has sold over 1000 books in 2020. She is also the founder of Love of Literature Book Club. Imani hopes to build a community of children who enjoy reading and socializing to discover the world of fun through literature.   This was not Imani’s...

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Black History Month at Stetson Public Library

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Black History Month at Stetson Public Library

Writer Lucy Gellman from the Arts Council Greater New Haven interviewed Melissa-Sue John and Olivia Lauren John on Wednesday, February 26th at Visual Literacy, a one-night artist and vendor showcase at the Stetson Branch Library on Dixwell Avenue. She writes, "Melissa-Sue John was tired of books that didn’t reflect the two Black girls she had at home. Her daughters, Olivia Lauren and Alyssa Simone, were both budding writers. So the three of them did the only reasonable thing there was to do: they founded a publishing house to tell their own stories." After describing all the other artists at the event, she continues, "The Johns greeted...

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