obe honors award. community activism. Blackexpollence. MAROON ARTS GROUP About sheri neale As president of the Maroon Arts Group, (“MAG”), and prior to its inception, Sheri Neale has been a force in perpetually confronting perceived mainstream society with the power of Black culture. From actively causing society to acknowledge Black roots in America to creating […]

Statewide Cultural Celebration Returns to Downtown Cbus Memorial Day Weekend

SOURCE: NBC4 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 16, 2022 COLUMBUS, OH — The Ohio Black Expo returns to downtown Columbus Memorial Day Weekend and kicks off festival season with 4 days of events from Thursday, May 26 – Sunday, May 29, 2022. With a business conference on Thursday, workshops and networking on Friday, and the festival […]

2021 Ohio Black Expo continues with virtual setting; plans for in-person Expo in 2022

Although the Ohio Black Expo will conclude its 2021 events on Saturday, the organization is looking forward to 2022. “We are excited about expanding this year’s virtual expo,” Ohio Black Expo founder Rhonda D. Robinson said in a release. “But we are eager to return to in-person events next year, culminating with the riverfront festival here […]

Statement in Support of the Families of Casey Goodson Jr. and Andre Hill

As 2020 comes to a close, our thoughts and prayers are with the families and loved ones of all who transitioned this year. Our community has been hit hard by the global pandemic of COVID-19 and the endemic of structural and systemic racism that exists in communities across Ohio and the nation. All eyes are […]


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