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April Showers

April Showers is the founder and CEO of Afro Unicorn, a brand designed to remind women and children of color how unique, divine and magical they truly are. Multiple business owner and single mother of two, April started a movement of like-minded Black Unicorns through apparel and accessories in May 2019. In May 2022, she launched in Walmart as the first Black woman & first Black licensed brand in Party Supplies for a major retailer. The Afro Unicorn brand is now featured in stores nationwide with children's apparel, drink-ware, toys, and holiday merch. April's passion is to teach others how to develop their brands--with a goal to help everyone win.

Anthony Conley specializes in digital painting, creating character art and illustration for consumer products. After working for Neopets and Nickelodeon, he is now a full-time freelance artist. He lives in Paris with his wife and daughter. Visit Anthony at anthonyconleyart.com.

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Books for Black History Month

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