Positive Performance: 2009 B.E. Small Business Award Nominees

Our finalists prove tougher than todays economy

This award recognizes a young entrepreneur or group, age 19 or younger, committed to advancing at a young age the rich tradition of black business achievement.


Buttons By Jordan
Type of business: Promotional buttons and badges
Founder/CEO: Jordan Culpepper, 13
Revenues: $7,000
Location: Hazel Crest, IL


Tutu Luv Me Collection
Type of business: Jewelry, fashion accessories, girls’ apparel
Founder: Dasia Aigner Dawson, 11
Revenues: $10,000
Location: Rancocas, NJ


AJ’s Hawaiian Iceez
Type of business: Flavored shaved ice desserts
Co-founder/CEO: Adam Holland, 13
Co-founder/COO: Jonathan Holland, 12
Revenues: $11,000
Location: Brandywine, MD

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3 Responses to Positive Performance: 2009 B.E. Small Business Award Nominees

  1. Keep these positive examples coming. It kills the notion that black kids are less ambitious and less successful than kids of other races.

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  3. So proud of our children. The honorable Marcus Mosiah Garvey would be/is PROUD! mY SONS ARE EXTREMELY proud! Keep on keeping on!

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