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CLEVELAND, Ohio - August has been Black Business Month since 2004.The US Census Bureau - in its latest enterprise count, conducted in 2017 - found that Blacks or African Americans owned just over 124,000 businesses with at least one paid employee. These companies make up 2.2% of the...
The Destiny Center was a hive of activity on Thursday morning as about 20 black teenagers filled the conference room in the Near East Side incubator room, listening to Columbus firefighter Felecia Jackson and Cincinnati Fire Lt. Falencia Frazier talked about their careers.Frazier asked the girls to pick...
Nami says black and brown men are less likely to seek help when it comes to their mental health. TOLEDO, Ohio -...
NILES, Ohio (WKBN) - The Youngstown State product and current Mahoning Valley scrapper Collin Floyd hit four scoreless innings to help the Scrappers 4-0 at West Virginia on Friday night. Check out the video above for the highlights of the game. Hickory graduate, product of Slippery Rock, cannot qualify for the...
A commissioner in Illinois' largest county said Monday that major tribes in the US should "acknowledge their role in the rich history of black slaves" before the county decides whether to officially change the name of Columbus Day. Cook County's commissioner Stanley Moore, who says he is a descendant...
Ma'Khia Bryant's death by a police officer in Columbus, Ohio is under investigation. The video with the body camera showed her attacking two people with a knife. ...
"We don't have all the facts yet, but we do know that a 16-year-old girl, a child of this ward, tragically died last night," Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther told reporters."Bottom line: did Ma'Khia Bryant have to die yesterday?" he added. "How did we get here? This is...
Vershanda Black is the owner by: Jacob Thompson Posted: Mar 22, 2021 / 10:10 PM EDT /. Updated: March 22, 2021 / 10:27 p.m. EDT YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) - A new restaurant is now open at 20 Federal Place in downtown Youngstown. It's called Top Notch Meals, where they serve breakfast...
A strategic plan to bring COVID-19 vaccines into the arms of blacks and other minorities in Cincinnati and Hamilton Counties is underway. And it's starting to deliver results, partly through Delivery of vaccines in familiar surroundings - churches and the city's health clinics.The lack of an even distribution...
TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - In honor of Black History Month, the Toledo branch of the NAACP is honoring four leaders for their contributions to the Lucas County community.Due to the pandemic, the event was streamed on Facebook Thursday from the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority downtown.The four individuals being recognized...

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