An organization committed to supporting Knoxville’s Black owned businesses has issued its first round of microloans. J3 Entertainment, Meik Meals and Hairston’s Naturals each received a $2,000 interest-free loan from The Women Foundation this month. “I was overjoyed. I’m still kind of overwhelmed,” said Chris Neal, owner of J3 Entertainment. “As time has gone on, […]
Disclaimer: To prevent any conflict of interest, Angela Dennis has proactively resigned from her role with The Women. She remains committed to covering issues at the intersection of race and equity through both historical and contemporary lenses through her journalistic endeavors.