Category: Black History Month

Happy Black History Month Day 1 – OhioMBE

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…

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…

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…