It’s Black Business Month! Here are Cincinnati businesses with deals

Black Business Month is here, and it’s time to celebrate our local entrepreneurs.

Black Business Month is celebrated annually in August to acknowledge and appreciate Black-owned businesses and their contributions to our economy. Approximately 10% of all American businesses are Black-owned, according to National Today. The primary industries in which Black-owned businesses operate include healthcare, social work, repair and maintenance, beauty salons, restaurants and more.

So, how did this annual celebration start?

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History of Black Business Month

Entrepreneur Frederick E. Jordan and eAccess Corp. President John William Templeton founded Black Business Month in 2004. Their goal was to empower Black business owners all over the country, while also highlighting the unique challenges many of them face.

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