Kia Patterson Opens Compton’s First Black-Owned Grocery Store

A Black woman started a grocery store in Compton, California, to give her community access to supplies otherwise lacking in poor neighborhoods.

Kia Patterson worked in grocery stores for 17 years before becoming the owner of a Grocery Outlet in 2017. After completing training with the company, she felt like the company was dedicated to its franchisees . . .

For the full story by Ashleigh Atwell follow the link below to blavity.com.