The Black Market showcases local Black entrepreneurs

This weekend kicks off festivities for Juneteenth, commemorating the end of slavery and celebrating all things Black culture. The Black Market at Court Street Plaza is an initiative in the Cincinnati community that brings people together and uplifts small businesses.Hosted once a month through October, the second installment of The Black Market will launch on Sunday, June 19. The event is sponsored by Black Owned Outerwear, Baller Media, Kroger and 3CDC. “Historically we just don’t have the resources available to us to sustain our businesses to grow and market our businesses. In these instances we bring in extra resources and money to these businesses the focal point is sustaining our businesses because we understand that we are vital to the community, “said Means Cameron, co-owner of Black Owned Outerwear. Neighbors are welcome to come out and celebrate this Juneteenth with live music, food and supporting local Black business owners. working to make a difference.The event creates a space for entrepreneurs to increase visibility, showcase their products to the community, collaborate with other vendors and pathwa ys to greater resources. “It’s very important to support small businesses because we have great items as well as big corps, I think we take ours more personal and it’s more intimate, we take the time to actually care for our products,” said Maya Edmerson, owner of Bonita and Bello Products. The Black Market kicks off this Sunday from 11 am to 3 pm at Court Street Plaza in Downtown Cincinnati.

This weekend kicks off festivities for Juneteenth, commemorating the end of slavery and celebrating all things Black culture.

The Black Market at Court Street Plaza is an initiative in the Cincinnati community that brings people together and uplifts small businesses.

Hosted once a month through October, the second installment of The Black Market will launch on Sunday, June 19. The event is sponsored by Black Owned Outerwear, Baller Media, Kroger and 3CDC.

“Historically we just don’t have the resources available to us to sustain our businesses to grow and market our businesses. In these instances we bring in extra resources and money to these businesses. The focal point is sustaining our businesses because we understand that we are vital to the community, “said Means Cameron, co-owner of Black Owned Outerwear.

Neighbors are welcome to come out and celebrate this Juneteenth with live music, food and supporting local Black business owners working to make a difference.

The event creates a space for entrepreneurs to increase visibility, showcase their products to the community, collaborate with other vendors and pathways to greater resources.

“It’s very important to support small businesses because we have great items as well as big corps, I think we take ours more personal and it’s more intimate, we take the time to actually care for our products,” said Maya Edmerson, owner of Bonita and Bello Products.

The Black Market kicks off this Sunday from 11 am to 3 pm at Court Street Plaza in Downtown Cincinnati.

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