Oakland, CA, USA

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Lola's African Apparel

Berkeley, CA

On a trip back home to Nigeria, Lola took $1,000 and produced as many outfits as she could.  She brought them back with her to the US and began selling them at a weekend flea market.

Her clothing not only is a thriving business, but helps boost a sense of identity to her African-American customers – in a small way, helping combat a legacy of slavery.

She's super charming, and her fun selfie videos have given a big boost to her social media channel, and her business.

 

Her goal?  Ankara fabric will be like Levi's.  Nobody even thinks about it... everyone is just wearing it!

Episode 16

IT'S GONNA BE LIKE LEVI'S!

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