Saturday, December 4, 2021

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Everybody's Business

MIXING IT UP: Amber Jackson creates her own blends of loose-leaf tea and sells them at The Black Leaf Tea & Culture Shop, which she launched in 2019 using her own money. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Everybody’s Business: Finding value in shared connections

(Editor’s note: This is the fifth installment in a monthly series speaking with minority business owners and leaders. Each will be asked their views...
A BIG DEAL: Louis Yip stands outside a mill building in Central Falls that his real estate group purchased and converted into a 175-unit apartment complex called M Residential.  / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO


Everybody’s Business: In a new country, he wasted no time

(Editor’s note: This is the fourth installment in a monthly series speaking with minority business owners and leaders. Each will be asked their views...
LASTING LEGACY: Robert Shumate, owner of Pier Ice Plant Inc., is a Narragansett Indian Tribe member who is looking to pass the business to one of his sons, just like Shumate’s father did decades ago. / PBN PHOTO/ELIZABETH GRAHAM

Everybody’s Business: Company owner a rarity in his tribe

(Editor’s note: This is the third installment in a monthly series speaking with minority business owners and leaders. Each will be asked their views...
LATINO ADVOCATE: Oscar Mejias, CEO of the Rhode Island Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, stands along Westminster Street in the Olneyville section of Providence that features an enclave of Latino-owned businesses.  / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Latino business leader: Some barriers lowered, but more to go

(Editor’s note: This is the second installment in a monthly series speaking with minority business owners and leaders. View the first installment here.)   Oscar Mejias...
Lisa Ranglin, Rhode Island Black Business Association CEO and president; 
Citizens Bank program manager / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

‘We were sort of invisible’

(Editor’s note: This is the first installment in a monthly series speaking with minority business owners and leaders. Each will be asked their views...

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