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Women's Lifestyle Magazine

Celebrating the Voices of Black Women in West Michigan

Feb 28, 2020 01:04PM ● By WLMagazine

For Black History Month, we asked black women in our community to share what Black History Month means to them. Their answers were varied, illuminating and inspiring.

Deborah Guyton, Vice President of Human Resources at Wolverine Building Group

 Ariana Waller, host of Women in TECH with Ariana Podcast and owner of Wallway Technologies

Veverly Cookie Austin, founder of Girl Get Your Fight Back, RTR: Rock'n The Runway GR, and Confident Living, and pastor of Bethel Empowerment Church

 Denavvia Mojet, founder of the Black & Brown Cannabis Guild and Mojet Consulting 

 Jordan Carson, co-host of local lifestyle and entertainment show eightWest

 B Afeni McNeely Cobham, PhD, Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer and Executive Director of The Bob and Aleicia Woodrick Center for Equity and Inclusion at Grand Rapids Community College

Shannon 'Ingram' Cohen, founder and author of Tough Skin, Soft Heart powered by Shannon Cohen, Inc

Anissa Eddie, Pritzker Fellow

Kimberly Slaikeu, PhD, founder of Luxe Artisan Preserves