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8/2/15: Minority-Owned Businesses in Detroit / Detroit Kitchen Connect

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Protecting Detroit’s Minority-Owned Businesses

City councilwoman Mary Sheffield, business owner Darnell Small, and Eric Williams of the Wayne County Law Center join us to discuss concern over a shortage of minority-owned businesses in Detroit’s Downtown and Midtown districts. Watch the roundtable discussion here:


On This Day Detroit – 8/2/15

Ken Coleman takes a look back at important moments in Detroit’s Black history: Stevie Wonder’s “Innvervisions,” 12TH Street becomes Rosa Parks Boulevard, and Bishop P.A. Brooks. Watch Ken's segment here:


Advice for Detroit Entrepreneurs

Mark Lee of The Lee Group and Nicole Farmer of Lifeline Business Consulting Services join is to discuss some of the challenges facing Detroit’s small business owners and the best ways to overcome them. Hear advice from Mark and Nicole here:


Detroit Kitchen Connect

A state grant provides Detroit’s food entrepreneurs with much-needed assistance in growing their businesses. Detroit Kitchen Connect helps business owners in the food industry get access to the equipment and ingredients they need to create their products. Learn more about Detroit Kitchen Connect here:


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For more information about our guests:

Councilwoman Mary Sheffield

Eric Williams

On This Day Detroit

Mark Lee, The Lee Group

Nicole Farmer, Lifeline Business Consulting Services

Detroit Kitchen Connect


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