East Grad, Ford Model Offers Area Girls A Lesson In Grace

Sunday, March 17, 2019 || By Shanel Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Robin Harris, left, instructs young women during a makeup tutorial on March 17 in Chicago. | Shanel Romain

Robin Harris, a Proviso East High School graduate and fashion model, stands stately and statuesque at 6’1” tall. Her good looks and long, lithe frame landed her a contract with Ford Models, the internationally known modeling agency. Her height, however, also presented some challenges.

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Ayesha Curry Has Advice For Proviso Township’s Burgeoning Boss Ladies

Monday, March 4, 2019 || By Shanel Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Ayesha Curry during a live cooking demonstration at Macy’s in Chicago on March 4. | Shanel Romain

She’s a restaurateur. A bestselling author. A television host. A wife. A mom. A foodie. And on March 4, she took a brief moment out of her busy schedule to chat with Village Free Press at Macy’s in Chicago, moments before she put on a cooking demonstration for a crowd of wide-eyed onlookers.

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Broadview Woman Opens Black-Owned Beauty Supply In Westchester

Saturday, July 28, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 8/23/18

Featured image: Princess Dempsey inside of her new Westchester beauty supply store. | VFP

Princess Dempsey knows that she’s a rarity — it’s nothing new. The Broadview businesswoman has for years owned one of the few minority- and women-owned certified staffing firms in the country.

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