Detroit Vegan Soul Provides a Wide Range of Vegan Dishes With All of the Memorable Flavors of Soul FoodErika Boyd, Co-Owner and Executive Chef of Detroit Vegan Soul, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss why she chose to focus on soul food when creating a vegan restaurant and why it was important to provide a vegan option to the community.
Sweet Potato Sensations Continues To Increase Their Sweet Potato Recipes, Expanding Into Savory DishesCassandra Thomas, Founder of Sweet Potato Sensations, and her daughter Espy Thomas, Owner of Sweet Potato Sensations, join Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about the story behind Sweet Potato Sensations and why it was important to pass the business down to the next generation.
Community Leader and Local Real Estate Mogul, Moses Shepherd, Scores Historic Contract With the City of DetroitMoses Shepherd, owner of ACE Petroleum, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about his ventures into several different industries and how he wants to use the story of his life to inspire future business leaders.
Local Entrepreneur Looks To Build Community-Owned Neighborhood Grocery StoresRaphael Wright, Founder of Neighborhood Grocery, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss the impact a grocery store can have on the inner city and how his entrepreneurial career led him into investing in grocery.
Jennyfer Crawford Uses Background in Project Management To Build a Career Advocating for Small BusinessesJennyfer Crawford, Founder of Ask Jennyfer, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss the importance of shining a light on entrepreneurs across the city of Detroit.
Melissa Butler Determined to Grow Her Makeup Brand, The Lip Bar, Geared Towards Women of All ColorsMelissa Butler, Founder and CEO of The Lip Bar, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about the impact behind The Lip Bar's use of vegan products and creating a brand that serves women of all colors.
Web Extra: Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist II Discusses the Importance of His Historic Election WinLt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist II joins Lisa Germani on this exclusive web interview to discuss his role as a father and what his position as Lt. Governor means to him.
Michigan's Lt. Governor Shares the Story of His Life Before PoliticsLt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist II joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss his life before he became the Michigan's Lt. Governor and what his historic win has meant for him and the black community.
A Detroit Native Shares the City's Impact on Her Life as She Serves at the U.S. Department of Homeland SecurityKarinda Washington, Acting Assistant Secretary for Partnership and Engagement at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect, to share her experience working as a young black woman in Washington D.C.
Wayne County Executive Warren Evans on His Role as a Leader, Life in Public Service Wayne County Executive Warren Evans joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect, to share how his early life impacted his career and what advice he'd give to our state's future public servants.
World-Traveling Designer Roslyn Karamoko Makes Detroit Home, Creates a Space for Black Entrepreneurs on the RiseRoslyn Karamoko, Founder and CEO of Detroit is the New Black, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about how the brand grew and what the importance of her work is within Detroit's retail district and creative community.