It is someone to cry with, to joke with, to be completely myself with. No fronts... I don't think I chose to be a part of a group. It just happened. It was sort of organic.
JUANITA DARDEN-JONES, Third Perk Coffeehouse & Wine Bar, 46 W. Fifth St.
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It is a group of mad hatters because we wear all of the hats... As woman of color, black women in America, we really have to support one another. We always get a bad wrap of being too sassy or too this or too that. We really support each other.
LISA SCOTT, Beaute Box Lashes, 116 W. Fifth St.
I am the new kid on the scene. I am really fortunate to join forces with these women. They are my sounding boards."
KATE RIVERS, Twist Cupcakery, 25 S. Saint Clair St.
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"We really are showing our people the importance of supporting each other... We are black women and we are working together."
JASMINE BROWN, De'Lish Cafe, 139 N Main St.
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