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Ed Wilson of I Am My Billboard: Survival of the Fitness | The GOODS

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Q&A | Talking shop with owner of fitness brand I Am My Billboard, Ed Wilson   One of the issues that many businesses face is knowing whether or not they are able to withstand unforeseen circumstances should they arrive. Flint native Ed Wilson knew that even with the emergence of 2020's pandemic, he wanted for him, his family and business to stay afloat while also continuing to scale. Armed with a killer sense of discipline and a savvy business mindset, Ed was able to get through the year of all years by consistently investing in his fitness studio mid-shutdown, and creating...

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Egypt Otis of Comma Bookstore: Representation Matters | The GOODS

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This year has been one for the books as COVID-19 brought about unexpected changes and an overwhelming air of uncertainty. While most people wondered how 2020 could get even worse, others chose to find a silver lining. For Egypt Otis of Flint, the pandemic gave her the incentive to follow her dream and open up a bookstore in the heart of her hometown.

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GoodBoy Clothing Partners with Assemble Space & The Complex 444 for Second Location in Detroit | The GOODS

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In conjunction with Assemble Space and The Complex 444, Mixon will be opening a micro retail location in Detroit in Spring of 2021. 

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GoodBoy Clothing Featured on Gary Bredow's Start Up TV Show | The GOODS

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In December of 2019, GoodBoy Clothing was the spotlight feature on the national docu-series Start Uphosted by Detroit host/creator/producer Gary Bredow. Airing exclusively on PBS, the episode features the fashionable clothing brand and its founder Oaklin Mixon as he continuously strives to break boundaries in his hometown of Flint, Michigan.

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Deon Mixon: Detroit Native Gets Creative With Graphic Design Board Game | The GOODS

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With an eye for design and a mission to help people find the inner designer within them, Detroit native Deon Mixon is on the right path to making his and others' dreams come true.

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