Meet Ariell Johnson, The First Black Woman to Own a Comic Book Store on the East Coast

October 20, 2016  |  

In this episode of She’s The Boss, we get introduced to Ariell Johnson, the first black woman to own a comic book store on the east coast. Making history by taking risks and following her passion, Ariell opened up a comic book shop in Philly titled Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse. As a known comic book lover, she wanted to create a place where she can showcase diversity through comics and create an atmosphere where all customers can feel at home. Watch the video above to hear her story on how she utilized a network of people to help reach her personal goals.

Season 3 Episode Schedule

Episode 1 : Misty Copeland “Creating Your Own History” – Aired October 3rd

Episode 2 : Lita Lewis “Thick Thighs Save Lives” – Aired October 6th

Episode 3 : Chef Lauren Von Der Pool “Eat Yourself Sexy!” – Aired October 11th

Episode 4 : Debbie Allen “Taking Charge On & Off The Screen” – Aired October 17th

Episode 5 : Ariell Johnson “Blerds Rule” – Airs October 20th

Episode 6 : Zim Ugochukwu “Explore The World” – Airs October 24th

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