African American mom & daughter open Shell gas station in Florida

African American mom & daughter open Shell gas station in Florida

- 51-year-old Lashawn Flowers, the mother of 35-year-old Shanita Vickers, works with her daughter as joint-CEO on different businesses

- The 2 just bought themselves 2 Black-owned gas stations in South Florida, United States

- The story of Lashawn shows that although early childbirth may come with many challenges especially for the mother, hope is not lost when a girl finds herself in that situation

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Lashawn Flowers, a hardworking Black woman who gave birth when she was only 16, now works together with the baby girl she gave birth to as joint-CEOs.

According to a report by Blackbusiness.com, the 51-year-old mother and her 35-year-old daughter named Shanita Vickers just bought themselves two Black-owned gas stations in South Florida, United States.

Briefly.co.za learnt that as Shell franchisees, the two are making history as women entrepreneurs and causing quite a stir on social media.

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Mom & daughter make history, open Black-owned shell gas station in Florida

Mom & daughter make history, open Black-owned shell gas station in Florida Source: Blackbusiness.com
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Lashawn and her daughter, who both grew up in Deerfield Beach, Florida, began their roots in entrepreneurship as the owners of a local hair and nail salon called Girlz Collectionz.

Later, they set up a local bar and nightclub called Groove City Bar & Lounge, which is currently closed because of the pandemic, and this is why they pivot sparked the idea of purchasing a gas station.

The story of Lashawn shows that although early childbirth may come with many challenges especially for the mother, hope is not lost when a girl finds herself in that situation.

In other news, YEN.com.gh also reported that George Ameyaw, a student of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), who supported himself through school with his aboboyaa/okada business has graduated as the best student.

In an interview, the gentleman confirmed that he had a GPA of 3.96, which was the highest in the Faculty of Science and Environment Education.

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George studied BSc Integrated Science Education from UEW-Mampong campus in the College of Agriculture Education at the respected university.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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