Columbus, Ohio is home to some of the oldest Black-owned businesses in the country. E.E. Ward is proudly the oldest black-owned business in the United States. Brian Brooks (president of E.E. Ward) was invited to talk with Ann Fisher on her WOSU show All Sides to discuss the history of Black-owned business in the Columbus area, as well as the current state and future of the businesses.
Brian Brooks was joined on this interview by:
To read more and to listen to the show, click here.