Hair and beauty have been key staples in Flint native Corinthian Carouthers II's family for over two decades. Her mother, whom she is named after, founded the Creative Hair School of Cosmetology that has been serving the Flint community since 1999. As a licensed cosmetologist, instructor and co-owner of the school, Corinthian is also creating a legacy of her own with the launch of her online beauty school, Natural Hair Education.
“Welcome to the Yellow Chair Diaries community where the cool kids hang out!”
This is how Flint-based singer/songwriter Jason Waggoner starts his weekly showYellow Chair Diarieson his Facebook Live feed. During the hour-long livestream, he performs for viewers in real-time, playing the guitar and singing familiar tunes as well as his own original music.
Like many performing artists in the beginning of 2020, Flint native Cherisse Bradley would have never predicted that she wouldn’t be able to hit the stage due to the pandemic. But like the old saying goes, the show must go on. This year, the multifaceted singer, producer, dancer and activist is streaming her annual “I Found My Voice” event online.
Flint, Michigan natives Carl Johnson Jr. and his wife Alexis are making people's lives easier and healthier with Goodfit Kitchen, a meal prep delivery service that promotes health and wellness. The company's name was inspired by the couple's motto of only wanting to align with things that are a good fit.
Mental health advocate TaWanna Anderson has been doing her part in the mental health field for several years, and in turn, is changing the way we look at mental wellness. The Flint native and mother of two was diagnosed with Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Depression and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in 2016.