Kent State grad celebrates cultures with her T-shirt venture; interest in entrepreneurship grows on campuses
Story excerpt provided by Akron Beacon Journal.
Written by Katie Byard.
Danielle Flemister noticed there were a lot of T-shirt designs, but not many that celebrated the various cultures of fellow students at Kent State University.
“I was just noticing there was a lack of apparel for certain ethnic groups,” said Flemister, 23, who is graduating this summer from Kent. “I have African friends, anything with their flag colors, they would get it,” even if the design had nothing to do with their home countries.
A T-shirt business was born — one that is an award-winner.
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Originally published June13, 2014.
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