Posted on: March 27, 2023 Posted by: Denise Powell Comments: 1
Minding My Own Black Business
Minding My Own Black Business, A Night of Showcasing our Black-Owned Businesses and Entrepreneurs

Congratulations to Upscale contributor Tara Merchant, owner of the Yada TV Network, on being honored along with other outstanding entrepreneurs in New York City!

Upscale Contributor Tara Merchant, Owner, Yada TV

On February 28th, the Fred Wilson Democratic Club hosted the program Minding Our Own Black Business, A Night of Showcasing Our Black-Owned Businesses and Entrepreneurs. The Fred Wilson Democratic Club is the official arm of the Democratic Organization of Queens County representing South Jamaica.

The event, held at Rochdale Village Community Center Club Lounge, included a panel discussion centered on the theme “Learn, Love and Liberate.” Program participants reflected on the state of Black Business while celebrating entrepreneurs and business owners.

Minding My Own Black Business panelists

The full list of entrepreneurs honored included:

Tara Merchant, Owner of the Yada TV Network

Chef Melvin “Boots” Johnson, Harlem Biscuits Company

Victoria Pearson, Talk It Out Mental Health Counseling

Yolaunda Mcclain, Organic Bath Health & Beauty, and Organic Bath & Body Works

Gail Cocker, CBell Driving School

Terry Hollenquest, Nu Tribe Hair Shop

Sandi Pope, Cista Girls Environmental Health

Upscale says “Bravo” to these entrepreneurs and bids you continued success!

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  1. A great event and I learned a lot about different business ran and owned by black people . Amazing to come together like this and praying for more of the such.

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