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Our City's Stories

We can’t stop amplifying the amazing things going on in our city. Turns out, neither can national news services! We have collected all of the latest articles in an easily shared space so you can read up on the excitement.

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8 Cities Black Americans Should Consider For Career Growth In 2022

Cincinnati offers a strategic location in the Midwest and along the Ohio River, serving as a gateway to the region. With six Fortune 500 companies, including P&G and Kroger, and over $1.5 billion in redevelopment and new construction downtown, Cincinnati is proving to be a well-connected city with strengths in manufacturing, financial services, healthcare, startups, food and beverage, and arts and culture.

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7 Cities to Celebrate Black History All Year

Cincinnati continues to serve as a place where African-Americans can thrive and it offers nationally recognized programs to help grow and expand economic opportunities for minority business owners through programs such as MORTAR Startup Accelerator and Cincinnati Music Accelerator.

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Meet Means Cameron—The Clothing Entrepreneur That Outfitted the Cincinnati Bengals For The 2022 Super Bowl

As the latest show of hometown love, Cameron has partnered with the Cincinnati Bengals on his "Stripes Don't Come Easy" apparel line in, which kicked off at a pop-up store in LA for the 2022 Super Bowl for fans to support the team.

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More than a month: These 7 destinations elevate Black culture year-round

Cincinnati offered some respite for enslaved African Americans. After all, it was a stop on the Underground Railroad, so many slaves who sought freedom in the North found themselves passing through.

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Kroger's #ZeroHungerZeroWaste Gains Ground Nationwide

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The Changing Geography of U.S. Talent

Coastal metro areas continue to dominate the market for knowledge and creative workers. But other cities in the middle of the country are starting to gain ground. Many more affordable places have made considerable strides in attracting talent in the nation’s heartland. These include larger metro areas like Austin, Nashville, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Kansas City, St. Louis, Oklahoma City, Des Moines, Omaha, Columbus and Cincinnati.

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7 DESTINATIONS THAT ELEVATE BLACK CULTURE YEAR-ROUND

On the banks of the Ohio River, find the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center or learn more about Cincinnati’s expanded economic opportunities for minority business owners through programs like MORTAR Startup Accelerator. In late July, the city will unveil its Black Music Walk of Fame. Six Acres Bed & Breakfast is a former Underground Railroad safe house, and is the perfect place to stay when attending the Cincinnati Music Festival in July.

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Ickey Woods still shuffling, as Bengals’ Super Bowl run brings another wave of fame

Ickey Woods was watching the Cincinnati Bengals' first playoff game this postseason when he saw a familiar touchdown dance. Bengals tight end C.J. Uzomah scored against the Las Vegas Raiders. Uzomah, who was born four years after Woods became an instant NFL phenomenon with the Bengals, broke into the "Ickey Shuffle."

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Joe Burrow has that ‘it’ factor, Bengals great says: ‘It only comes along every so often’

Ickey Woods says Bengals 'are going to be a really good football team' for 10 to 15 years

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Goodbye to the Days of the ‘Rust Belt’

This past week Intel announced that it will build its new, $20 billion state-of-the-art chip plant near Columbus, Ohio. The company says that the location could eventually expand into a $100 billion complex with as many as eight fabrication facilities. As Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger put it, “We helped to establish the Silicon Valley, now we’re going to do the Silicon Heartland.”

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25 U.S. Destinations to Plan a Vacation to in 2022

One of the nation's most robust art scenes has flown under the radar. Yet, Cincinnati, Ohio, has some of the oldest, wealthiest, and most noteworthy cultural institutions in the entire country. For a family vacation, check out the new Art Climb at one of the nation's oldest art institutions. Stop by the Cincinnati Zoo, a top zoo, and also The Greenest Zoo in America. This first-ever kangaroo walkabout features the Kanga Klimb, an ADA-accessible ropes course, and the largest outdoor little blue penguin habitat.

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