Girl Power: Flint book author inspires girls to appreciate who they are

Girl Power: Flint book author inspires girls to appreciate who they are

In an imaginary world, Keira, a wide-eyed nine-year-old girl, enjoys her wonderful life traveling around the globe singing in the Sally Court Band with her best friends, who are endangered species animals. When they are not performing, the clan is in the classroom, where Keira’s Auntie Marsay teaches them spelling and about homonyms and homophones. […]

Fannie Lucille founder Kala Wilburn is sparking movement in Flint’s fashion industry

Fannie Lucille founder Kala Wilburn is sparking movement in Flint’s fashion industry

From her small studio in downtown Flint, Kala Wilburn slowly is creating a fashion movement through her custom handbag and apparel company, Fannie Lucille. Transitioning from creating custom special occasion designs for each customer, she is building and manufacturing a fashion line featuring statement pieces for women on the go, such as jackets, wraps and […]

Urban Innovator: David Tarver is sparking new ideas about urban city employment and entrepreneurship

Urban Innovator: David Tarver is sparking new ideas about urban city employment and entrepreneurship

David Tarver has big ideas to revitalize urban cities like Flint and Detroit. He imagines cities where people can create businesses, make money and create jobs for others to fulfill their dreams. “You see a lot of activity and discussion around entrepreneurship in the past few years, but most of that entrepreneurship activity hasn’t been […]