Veterans Memorial Ceremony

The Ohio Black Expo cultural festival focuses on celebrating the past, present, and future of Ohio’s people, places, businesses, and organizations.

Please join us as we recognize and pray for veterans, active-duty servicemembers, and honor the memory of those lost on Sunday, May 29, 2022.

2.1 Million - Black Military Veterans Nationwide
Total African Americans in U.S 50%
350,000+ Blacks serve in the Americans Expeditionary Forces units on the Western Front in World War I
Total Forces 17.5%


Memorial Day is a holiday reserved for honoring members of the United States Armed Forces who died while serving. African Americans have served honorably and significantly since the Civil War. We recognize and honor all Black veterans, those lost and those still with us, for their service, their sacrifice and that fo their families even in the face of racism and bigotry.


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