The entrepreneurs jumped at the opportunity and appreciated that Sir Ervin provided a platform for local businesses. The businesses were; J. M. Burns of 5th Degree Energy Checks, Benji of Words by Benjamin Tutoring ( algebra, calculus, chess and drums), and Miya Elle Creative Operations Management (operational services for creative entrepreneurs). Also presenting was Laquesha Harris, or Blaque Pearl, who provides private acting and dance lessons, promoting the hip-opera “Real Life”, Kisha, or Unlimited the Poet, of The Woke Brand Clothing (clothing and movement brand), promoting the Woke Brand Slam, and At In Pro LLC (resume writing and virtual assisting services, and human resources assistance), promoting atinpro.com. Maurice “The Invisible Man” Minor also promoted his two books, sold on Amazon, and his mobile tutoring services. Lastly, Sahara “SistaSols” Scott promoted her book “My Last Words…Not Really” available on Amazon.
There were two vendors in the building promoting and selling their products; Mara of Vixen Enterprises and Brandon Alexander Williams. Vixen Enterprises LLC is a personal pleasure company for men and women. Brandon Alexander Williams and his wife sold his books “The BLK Love Mixtape” and “She Calls Me Mr. Write: Black and White Version”, available on Amazon. The audience appreciated learning of the businesses and took advantage of the networking intermissions, talking to and encouraging one another. Sir Ervin also highlighted the attendance of Kenya Vaughn from The Saint Louis American, Ms. Dana Kelly and Robert Dilliard promoting the Women’s March, Ms. Tindle, and Aja La’Starr Owens.