Excuse me, are you listening? Don’t Write About Me – Part II

Rina Risper

Rina Risper, President & Publisher of The New Citizens Press (Pandemic photo 2022)

Dear Readers,

I ended my last letter with:

While reading this together,

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African American Woman, Onylah Taggert, in a Creative Business: Do What You Love

If you are looking for a special gift
visit Taggart’s DBN (Dazzle By
Ny) Boutique. The fashion bou-
tique is located in downtown East
Lansing, MI. Log on to the site at

By Deborah M.

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Black Women in Creative Businesses: Doing What They Love

Melina Brann

Melina Brann (pictured above left) and Onylah Taggart (pictured below left), are two creative women who took a chance and found success.

Get some coffee and check out Brann’s show at the Blue Owl Coffee shop located at 1236 Turner Rd.,

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