Category: OhioMBE

Nominations for OhioMBE Awards Top MBE & Top FBE Honorees are due Oct. 4.

We are accepting nominations for Top MBEs and Top FBEs from across the state. Nominations are being accepted through Oct. 4.  The winners and nominees will be recognized at the OhioMBE Awards Luncheon on Oct. 25.  OhioMBE Awards Top MBE/Top FBE…

OhioMBE is accepting nominations for Top MBE & Top FBE

We are accepting nominations for Top MBEs and Top FBEs from across the state. Nominations are being accepted through Oct. 1.  The winners and nominees will be recognized at the OhioMBE Awards Luncheon on Oct. 25. To submit a company, email…

Publisher’s Note: Advocate! Resist! Are you supporting the NFL Boycott?

Advocate! Resist! Are you supporting the NFL Boycott? By Ronda Watson Barber I have had many conversations about the boycott of the National Football League for its failure to sign quarterback Colin Kaepernick to a contract for the upcoming football…

Are you supporting the NFL Boycott for Colin Kaepernick?

Are you supporting the NFL Boycott for Colin Kaepernick? What if Black America turned the NFL Boycott for Kaepernick into a permanent economic protest against injustice & police brutality? BlackCentral suggests nine things to do make an impact: Cancel your…

Mingo to be keynote speaker at the 2017 OhioMBE Awards

Clarence Mingo to be keynote speaker at the 2017 OhioMBE Awards OhioMBE Publisher Ronda Watson Barber is pleased to announce that Franklin County Auditor and candidate for State Treasurer Clarence Mingo will be the keynote speaker at the 2017 OhioMBE…

Columbus Zoo hosted August 16 OhioMBE Procurement Fair

Thanks to the #Columbus Zoo & Aquarium for hosting the August 16 OhioMBE #Procurement Fair. Small business came from across the state to meet with CZO representatives. #ECDI and #Wesbanco Bank were available to provide resource information. An added bonus: We got to feed the giraffes. OhioMBE Procurement…

Publisher’s Note: Advocate! Resist! Kudos to Columbus NAACP

Advocate! Resist! By Ronda Watson Barber – publisher Resist and Advocate has been the rallying cry and theme for my columns during 2017.  As Americans, we have the responsibility to make a more perfect union.  We have to create an…