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#OTGYpsi: Building Communities Around Ypsilanti's Barbershops And Salons

Jan 16, 2019

Getting a haircut in Ypsilanti is more than just regular self-maintenance.  Many barbershops and salons serve as pieces of Ypsilanti's history, as well as places that serve the common good.  Among these establishments is Finesse 1 Salon, owned by Shawn and Hala Green.  They talk about their experiences with WEMU's Lisa Barry and Concentrate Media's Sarah Rigg in this week's "On the Ground-Ypsi."


Resources:

Concentrate Ann Arbor

Sarah Rigg's Feature Article: Exploring the rich heritage and community of Ypsi's black-owned barbershops and salons

Finesse 1 Salon

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