Photo by Hunter Cates

“We’re gonna be on TV y’all!”

This is how Kalkidan Gebreyohannes and J’Maica Thomas, the owners of Blk Girls Green House in West Oakland, announced that they’d been chosen as contestants on the Revolt TV competition reality show Bet on Black. The Puff Daddy-owned network’s show—think Shark Tank, but by Black entrepreneurs, for Black entrepreneurs—premiered Jan. 10 and pits 25 Black business owners against each other for the chance to win the $200,000 grand prize.

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