Dozens of Black businesses to be showcased at the fifth annual Black Business Expo this weekend

Written by on October 14, 2021

Tens of Black businesses will be present at the fifth annual Black Business Expo at IX Art Park this Saturday. The yearly convention allows for Black businesses in Charlottesville to gain visibility and participate in a business pitch competition.

Following the harrowing events of the Aug. 12 rallies, Black Business Expo founder Ty Cooper wanted to find a way to support Black Charlottesville and Albemarle County. Cooper wanted to spread the word on local Black businesses that struggled to gain attention on their own. 

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