Richmond entrepreneurs receiving Black Wall Street awards on May 17 are, seated from left, Janelle Harris, Jaynell Pittman-Shaw and Tishawna Dortch Pritchett. Additional honorees are, standing from left, Jamil Jasey, James Pope, Donald Gee, Craig Watson, Darryl Jones, Darrick L. Hall and Mike Street.
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Craig Watson saw opportunity when he couldn’t find any places in Richmond that offered a public venue for poets like him and best friend Dontronn Goode to share their work.