As shutdown looms, Charlotte haircare workers brace for uncertainty

An executive order by Gov. Roy Cooper requiring the statewide shutdown of all hair salons and barbershops will affect thousands of Black business owners and entrepreneurs.
By Patsy V. Pressley | March 24, 2020

Natasha Laurent-Johnson: Balancing life, family and entrepreneurship

Three years after opening her hair salon on Sharon Amity Road, celebrity stylist Natasha Laurent-Johnson says she is just now learning to balance he demands of motherhood, family and being a small business owner.
By Tawanda Blake | November 10, 2015