The First Annual Black Pearl Expo

The First Annual Black Pearl Expo

Singer Ashlee Fugett of Midland Tx. Sang some Soulful Selections during The Black Pearl Expo. Photo by Sienna MillerThe Owner and Creator of Carmelique Collections, a custom/ hand-made authentic jewelry business, displays her art while speaking to customers at The Black Pearl Expo in Midland Texas. Photo by Sienna MillerMother and Daughter/Business Owners Arshara Dunson & Renee Zachery are were promoting two of their business’ at The Black Pearl Expo in Midland Tx. Photo by Sienna Miller{{more}}Don Clay Black Pearl Expo Performer. Photo by Sienna MillerAir Force Recruiter Jeremy Newsome was also in attendance as a Vendor for The First Annual Black Pearl Expo held in Midland. Photo by Sienna MillerLadies Shopping For Jewelry Carmel Black Pearl Expo. Photo by Sienna MillerGospel Artist Lanier Houston of Midland Tx. aka “GoldN” , Performed one of his own original songs “God Can Take You Higher”, during The Black Pearl Expo . In addition, Houston sold his new CD. Photo by Sienna MillerMahlah’sBlack Pearl Expo. Photo by Sienna MillervMidland Texas Council Woman Black Pearl Expo. Photo by Sienna MillerMuskadine Vine. Photo by Sienna MillerSome of the Youth from Odessa’s New Way Christian Academy stopped by the booth to learn more about Abilene’s non-profit youth Organization Da’Cipher 360. Photo by Sienna MillerMidland Country and Blues Singer Samuel Zachary brought the house down with his West Texas Twang. Photo by Sienna MillerMidland Native and R &B/Gospel Singer Stephanie Spencer, performed one of Erykah Badu’s Hits during The Black Pearl Expo. Spencer now resides in Atlanta Georgia. Photo by Sienna MillerAuthor Jo Ann Johnson shares her life story through her recently published book entitled The Muscadine Vine, at The Black Pearl Expo. Here she speaks of her story and what it was like growing up as a bi-racial and illegitimate child in the south at the Plight of racism. Photo by Sienna Miller