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Simply Sonequa PoundCakes

Birmingham, Alabama

Sonequa is the Pound Cake Queen of Alabama – she describes herself as a short, bold, hustlin’, educated, chocolate-covered firecracker. Reviews describe Ms. Murray’s pound cakes as fresh, moist and addictive. They come in flavors such as lemon, German chocolate and caramel praline pecan. There’s also red velvet, key lime and strawberry cookie trays and dessert jars. Place your order here.

Yolaine’s Enhancing Skincare Products

Fultondale, Alabama

Yolaine’s products are suitable for all skin types and ethnicities and can be purchased online and in local stores, Organic Harvest Market and Golden Temple Health Foods. Scrubs, salves and bath salts are made with essential oils to treat sensitive skin. Y.E.S. is ideal for skin suffering from eczema, acne, blemishes, and dermatitis.


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Katasha Thomas-Peterson is a traveling certified Profesional Makeup artist and an IATSE Local 798 union member. She travels to Atlanta, Charlotte, and nearby Tennessee. She has worked with Kontrol Magazine, Julian Lark, Supermodel Jessica White, Beyonce Stylist Raq Smith, Cece Winans, Jess Hilarious, Scream season 3, Erika Liles and Giselle Bryant of EveryHue Beauty and Tyler Perry studios. KP Artistry 7 is her personal brand. Her services are available for photo shoots, date nights, prom, graduation, weddings, TV/film, etc. She is also a wife and mother. You can check out her work and book services via Instagram or Facebook.

A company whose focus is addressing the issue of racial disparities in the toy industry.We aim to teach young girls of color the importance of self-love from early childhood and beyond throughdolls that represent the vast array of complexions in the African diaspora and trendy fashions as colorful as the dolls. 

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