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143 Years and Counting: Nation’s Oldest Black-Owned Business

43 Years as central OHIO’S news magazine for seniors.

Black-owned moving company celebrates major milestone

E.E. Ward Moving and Storage, founded in 1881, has become the oldest Black-owned business in the country.

Black History Month: E.E. Ward Featured on WBNS-TV

During the observance of Black History Month 10 TV spotlighted E.E. Ward, an established black-owned business deeply rooted in the abolitionist movement.

The Country’s Oldest Black-owned Business, Located In Central Ohio, Receives National Legacy Award

After more than 140 years of service to central Ohio, the country’s oldest Black-owned business is receiving some serious national recognition.

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E.E. Ward Moving & Storage to be associate sponsor on the No. 43 at Atlanta

WELCOME, N.C. (February 20, 2018) – When it was time for Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) to move from Mooresville to its new home in Welcome.

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25 Central Ohio organizations demonstrate the keys to longevity

Entrepreneurship isn’t easy. Nine out of every 10 startups will fail within the first few years. There is little doubt the business world is difficult, and often cruel.

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A Top Model Turned Top Entrepreneur Reflects On 3 Lessons Her Mother Taught Her

The former “America’s Next Top Model” contestant now co-owns moving company E.E. Ward, the nation’s oldest black-owned business at 138 years old. She also launched a clothing line, 1881 Apparel, last year.

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Top Model turned entrepreneur introduces 1881 Apparel

Dominique Reighard Brooks shared her new venture with Good Day Columbus. Brooks was on America’s Next Top Model All-Star and appeared on the show for three seasons.

For the US’s Oldest Black-Owned Business E.E. Ward, a Pandemic Is the Latest Hurdle in 140 Years of Operation

E.E. Ward Moving & Storage will celebrate their 140th anniversary this year, the business is still facing some of the struggles the founders fought against over a century ago.

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Can Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. Really Change the Face of NASCAR?

The 24-year-old race car driver’s Cup Series debut at the iconic Daytona 500 got the nation’s attention. As NASCAR’s first full-time black driver in its elite series

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NASCAR driver Wallace breaking barriers in racing

After 500-plus miles of racing, Bubba Wallace couldn’t hold back. In the Daytona International Speedway media center, the 24-year-old NASCAR driver teared up

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Kevin Harvick touts Bubba Wallace as NASCAR’s next potential megastar

Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. turned conventional wisdom on its head in the Daytona 500. While Austin Dillon won the Great American Race, Wallace left Daytona with the lion’s share of attention.

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E.E. Ward: Our Business’ Role in the Community

It’s important for every business to have a role in their respective community. Today, we speak with Dominique Brooks, co-owner of E.E. Ward Moving and Storage, the oldest African-American business

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The behind-the-scenes move that set up Richard Petty Motorsports for 2015 success

While millions of fans tune in each weekend to watch their favorite NASCAR drivers race to the checkered flag, there are a lot of people who work behind the scenes to make the on-track success happen.

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E.E. Ward Is The Oldest Black-Owned Business In The U.S., And Its Owner Plans To Keep It That Way

Brian Brooks and Dominique Reighard-Brooks have been married for nine years and they currently own the nation’s oldest continuously operating Black-owned business E.E. Ward Moving & Storage.

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Top Model transforms the oldest black moving and storage company

While Dominique Reighard-Brooks is probably best known for appearing on Cycle 10 and Cycle 17 of the CW’s “America’s Next Top Model,” many would be surprised to find out that she’s the co-owner of E.E.

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Top Model transforms the oldest black moving and storage company

While Dominique Reighard-Brooks is probably best known for appearing on Cycle 10 and Cycle 17 of the CW’s “America’s Next Top Model,” many would be surprised to find out that she’s the co-owner of E.E.

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Meet Brian Brooks, The Owner of the Oldest Black Owned Business in America

E.E. Ward was an existing family run business for 138 years. It officially launched in 1881 by John T. Ward and his son William Ward with just two horses and a wagon.

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E.E. Ward Sponsoring Richard Petty Motorsports

WELCOME, N.C. – E.E. Ward Moving & Storage has been named the official mover of Richard Petty Motorsports and will be an associate sponsor of the team and Darrell Wallace Jr. in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.

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How 1 Woman Strategically Used Her Talents to Go From ‘Top Model’ to Top Entrepreneur

She is presently the co-owner of award-winning moving company E.E. Ward, which is also America’s oldest black-owned business. But her career began with a lengthy run on the popular reality show

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Central Ohio mover E.E. Ward sponsoring Nascar driver Bubba Wallace

E.E. Ward Moving & Storage Co., the Grove City-based moving company, will be an associate sponsor of Nascar driver Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. for this weekend’s race during Black History Month.

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Diversity in Business Awards: E.E. Ward Moving & Storage Co.

Diversity in Business Awards: E.E. Ward Moving & Storage Co.

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Oldest African American Owned Business

The 15th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed African Americans the right to vote was ratified on February 3, 1870. Only 11 years later, African Americans William S. Ward

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Dominique Brooks Shares Her Journey from Top Model to Top Entrepreneur

Dominique Brooks who is best known as a Fashion model and for being a cast member on America’s Next Top Model, Cycle 10, Cycle 17 (All-Stars) is also the co-owner of the Nation’s Oldest African-American Owned Business

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Dominique Reighard-Brooks balances family and business effortlessly

I’ve done three shows for America’s Next Top Model. I did America’s Next Top Model Cycle 10. I came back and did a spin-off show called Modelville, which I won and became the face of Carol’s Daughter.

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Nation’s oldest african-american owned business wins 2017 mbe award

E.E. Ward Moving and Storage co-owners Dominique and Brian Brooks proudly accepted the MBE Supplier of the Year Award (Class II) at the Ohio Minority Supplier Development Council.

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Movers Reveal: 5 of the Strangest Things That Happened While Moving Someone

Americans move a lot. From 2014 to 2015, about 12% of the U.S. population—38,280,000 of us—pulled up stakes and changed location, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. It makes you think that by now we’d have it nailed.

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At 140 years, Grove City-based E.E. Ward is nation’s oldest continuously operating Black-owned business

A moving company plays a vital role for businesses and families, helping them as they move into a new location or a new phase of their lives. In central Ohio, one such company, E.E. Ward Moving & Storage Co.

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From ‘America’s Next Top Model’ to Co-Owner of The Nation’s Oldest Black-Owned Business

Dominique Reighard-Brooks is truly a model citizen and if you think she looks familiar — then you’re right. She was on America’s Next Top Model Cycle 10, a spin-off show called Modelville

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Nation’s Oldest African-American Owned Business Wins 2017 MBE Award

E.E. Ward Moving and Storage co-owners Dominique and Brian Brooks proudly accepted the MBE Supplier of the Year Award (Class II) at the Ohio Minority Supplier Development Counci.

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Nation’s Oldest Black-Owned Business Celebrates 140 Years

Founded by John T. Ward and his son William S. Ward, E.E. Ward Moving & Storage Co. is reportedly the oldest African-American-owned business in the United States.

The Ultimate Moving Checklist

One thing that’s reliably constant in life is change. And for millions of Americans each year, that change is geographic. Whether you’re moving across the street or across the country, from a tiny apartment.

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This is America’s oldest running black-owned business

Over the past nearly 140 years, a small business in Columbus, Ohio, has persevered through the Great Depression, two World Wars, the Great Recession and 25 presidents.

Oldest Black-owned Business in the U.S. Honored by Small Business Association With Legacy Status

E.E. Ward Moving & Storage in Columbus, Ohio is the first recognized Black-owned business in American history.