Detroit male hair stylist turns passion into a career

Daevaun Linnear, uses his talent of styling hair and advertising during the current COVID-19 pandemic to further his career. I’ve always had a deep love for hair! I started hair styling professionally three years ago,” says Linnear. He now works as a stylist at Ladonna’s Classy Creations Unisex Salon located at 13901 E Warren Ave. “At first, I was doing it as a hobby, but I really took it seriously once the pandemic started … I noticed people getting unemployment checks, so I knew it was a great time to start,” said Linnear.

Small Black businesses are thriving during COVID-19

WALKAMOON boutique is a small online/pickup business in Detroit that has been growing since the pandemic. Owner Miya Allen’s fur-styled parkas are a popular quarantine style-trend this winter. “I would always create and market my own content and everyone would ask who did it. I started taking it seriously once I saw my talent in it,” Allen said, who owns WALKAMOON boutique. WALKAMOON home-screen website design.

Eastpointe Community Schools Food Distribution Plan

Eastpointe Community Schools are offering families a new Food Distribution Plan — new pick-up grab-and-go meals in partnership with AFSCME. The district will distribute food using drive-thru or walk-up delivery. These options are available on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Breakfast and lunch will be available to all children 18 and younger, under 26 with special needs. Eastpointe Community SchoolsFigure 1: graph by Eastpointe community schools

As listed on the graph, ECS tries to provide a variety in its breakfast menu, all while keeping things healthy. Milk is an essential beverage throughout the week, along with an orange.