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Last Sunday was a celebration of Black History Month with two events showcasing the goods of Black-owned businesses and entrepreneurs. In Charlotte, the Black-Owned Business Expo was held, while the N.C. Heritage Festival at the Cabarrus Arena had a black business showcase.

Among the entrepreneurs was seven-year-old Gabriella Bostick, the founder of Fly Girl Cosmetics. She sells a variety of lip glosses and started her business to make her own money and inspire others.

At the N.C. Black Heritage Festival, another young entrepreneur, Skylar Dean, was promoting his business, Skylar’s Gourmet Poppedy Popcorn. This business was created after Skylar received a Christmas gift.

That’s some real Black excellence!

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