Category: Black History Month

Publisher’s Note: My reflection of Black History Month

By Ronda Watson Barber OhioMBE Publisher Black History has concluded. OhioMBE published a Black History every day during the month of February on our website and other media outlets.  I learned so much.  I posted information about Black people I hadn’t heard about.  I posted information about Black people who made a difference. I posted…

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City of Columbus renames North High Street in honor of Rosa Parks

Congresswoman Beatty Joins in Dedication of Rosa Parks Way U.S. Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (OH-03), Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther, the Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA), and The Ohio State University celebrated Civil Rights icon Rosa Parks, renaming a portion of North High Street in her honor, at a ceremonial event Monday morning.  During the ceremony, North…

SBA Celebrates Black History Month with Minority Resource Fair

WHAT: In celebration of Black History Month and the contributions of African American entrepreneurs to the Cincinnati area, the U.S. Small Business Administration Columbus District, Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky African American Chamber of Commerce, City of Cincinnati, and Minority Business Assistance Center will provide a resource fair and networking event for African American small…