We asked four black businesswomen how they got their start. Here’s what they said. | USA Today

Talis Shelbourne, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, USA Today Artist Jasmine Wyatt poses next to some of her artwork at the Bronzeville Collective, 393 West North Ave. Angela Peterson / Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Featured Image in the 1950s and ’60s, Milwaukee bustled with African American-owned businesses. But a combination of changing demographics and concentrated poverty dimmed the…

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Monet’s Closet

At 14, Tatyanna Penrice is not your ordinary middle school student, but an entrepreneur as well. She founded Monet’s Closet all by herself. Loving to sew, which plays a huge role in her business because she creates and designs pillows. Although she is young, Tatyanna doesn’t let her youth affect her business. She is very talented, motivated, and determined to reach the goals she has set for herself and her business.

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