Rudy’s World: Entrepreneurship On The Road From Archdale To Harlem

By Rudy Collins

On Saturday, March 27th, 2021, at 122nd Street at Malcolm X Blvd., in Harlem Kinyah and her family.

The family is owners of “Bchill”, a mobile lemonade business, were staked out satisfying the thirst of a line of customers.

They originated in Memphis, Tennesse, and travel all over Kinyah, 12 years old, said her father challenged her to start a business, and here she is, definitely in the batter’s box to success!

Along with Kinyah were Kimyon’s Beauty Supplies. A wholly Black-owned beauty supply store, also traveling from city to city, stopping off in Harlem.

Kimyon’s beauty supply is based out of Archdale, NC, with an ample supply of items for both sexes.

Repping for Kimyon’s beauty supplies was Dr. Joy K. Alston, author of “Clover’s Curls”, a little girl’s book on sale with this traveling group of entrepreneurs!

Bchill, 1-901-871-8782,,

Photo credit: Kinyah and her family.

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