Check out these amazing local business leaders below.

In honor of Black History Month, TAG™ will be highlighting local Black business owners that work with our partner BizStarts in their entrepreneurship program.

(Top left) T’Keyah Bennett—Director and Founder of Melanin Girls Heal, Inc.
Melanin Girls Heal, Inc. is a community based organization for women of color. We provide space for them to engage in self-care/mindfulness activities such as yoga, journaling, guided meditation, sound bath, and so much more. They are able to connect with other women of color through our memberships. Our mission is to support women of color mentally, physically, and emotionally because we believe that a healthy you creates a healthy lifestyle and healthy relationships.

(Top right) Monica Hubbard—Owner and Chef of Wingtique
Monica’s Wing Boutique dba Wingtique is a small business established in 2019 within the Lindsay Heights community. We offer a soul food fusion experience specializing in marinated Stuffed Chicken Wings that are stuffed with comfort foods like collard greens, macaroni and cheese, red beans and rice to name a few. I recently retired from a communications company to pursue my passion for cooking, baking and warming the hearts of friends, family and my community with satisfying and wholesome comfort foods.

(Bottom left) Latia Ference—Founder and Owner of Love is Patient
We are an E-Commerce medical supplies and equipment store that carries a wide range of products (i.e., disinfectant products, PPE products, respiratory products, and wound care). We serve health care professionals and businesses within the Milwaukee community. Our mission is to help communities in need by providing affordable and easily accessible medical supplies.

(Bottom right) Shiquita Mann—Creator and Founder of Blossom Candle, Co.
Blossom Candle is a self-care company that creates intention, ritual and ritualistic candles and self-care goods that uplift the mind, body, and spirit. We believe in magic. We believe that there is power in intentionally. We believe that we are the creators of our own life stories. We use our candles for intention setting, meditation, self-care, and as weekly rituals. We also create linen sprays to scent your bedding and clothing, to use for your self-care rituals. In blossom we trust.