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Publisher’s Note: Where’s the Leadership?

Publisher’s Note: Where’s the Leadership? [br] By Ronda Barber            [br] OhioMBE – April 15, 2014 Columbus has a lot of Black people in leadership positions, but few are leading.  Black Mayor, City Council, School Board, mega churches, etc. and yet over…

OhioMBE honors the legacy of Frank W. Watson

Publisher’s Note OhioMBE honors the legacy of Frank W. Watson By Ronda Barber OhioMBE honors the life and legacy of Frank W. Watson.  Mr. Watson was my dad.  I am honored and humbled to be his daughter.  I am so…

Happy 2014!

Publisher’s Note Happy 2014! By Ronda Barber Make it Your Greatest Ever!Happy New Year! A new year is upon us.  It’s an exciting time.  People tend to make resolutions at the start of a new year, so what are your…

Publisher’s Note: Become an informed voter!

Publisher’s Note: Become an informed voter! By Ronda Barber It’s that time of the year again.  Candidates for public office are will asking for your vote. We are seeing those nagging political commercials encouraging viewers to support a bond or levy…

OBDC’s First Crowdfund Campaign Was a Success

OBDC’s First Crowdfund Campaign Was a Success Ohio Business Development Center’s first crowdfund campaign ended Saturday and was a success.  The organization met its goal of raising funds online to cover some of its startup costs. Thank you to all…

Publisher’s Note: Clarity but no victory Black Womcn can apply for FBE Certification #ohiombe

Publisher’s Note:  Clarity but no victory Black Womcn can apply for FBE Certification By Ronda Barber I met with the City of Columbus Equal Business Opportunity Director Melinda Carter recently. We discussed our wonderful children, the Ohio University Bobcat Football…