When entrepreneur Ariell Johnson opened her comic book store and coffee shop in Kensington, Pennsylvania back in December 2015, it became an instant hit both locally and nationally.
Being hailed as the first African American woman to open a comic book store on the east coast,
she immediately caught the attention of ABC News, CNN Money, MSNBC, and tons of other web sites and blogs.
“When young girls come in here and know that a woman owns the shop, a black woman owns the shop, and they can see titles where girls are the heroes and not just the love interests or the sidekick… when they see women and girls taking the lead in things, that’s really powerful.”
She’s The Boss