Category: OhioMBE

The Feb. 15 issue of OhioMBE is online

The Feb. 15 issue of #OhioMBE is online. This issue features bid notices, a list of upcoming business events, Black History stories and a biz directory. Good Reading! #ohio #bidnotices #bizevents #ohiofbe OhioMBE – Feb. 15, 2017 (pdf version) View this…

Black History Month Feb. 6: Hattie McDaniel

Mattie McDaniel an African American actress, singer, songwriter, and comedian. She is best known for her role as Mammy in Gone with the Wind (1939), for which she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, the first Academy Award…

IRS Face-To-Face Help Now By Appointment

IRS Face-To-Face Help Now By Appointment As the tax filing season approaches, the Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers that an appointment is required for in-person tax help at all IRS Taxpayer Assistance Centers (TAC). IRS TACs continue to be a…

Black History Month: Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass (1818-95) was a prominent American abolitionist, author and orator. Born a slave, Douglass escaped at age 20 and went on to become a world-renowned anti-slavery activist. His three autobiographies are considered important works of the slave narrative tradition…

Black History Month: Feb. 1, 2017

Black History Month began as “Negro History Week,” which was created in 1926 by Carter G. Woodson, a noted African American historian, scholar, educator, and publisher. It became a month-long celebration in 1976. The month of February was chosen to…