Central Ohio has approximately 300,000 residents of African descent. According to BlackDemographics.com, Columbus has the 29th largest concentration of Black people in the U.S., comprised of African-Americans, Jamaicans, Senegalese, Ghanaians, Nigerians, Haitians, Ethiopians and Eritreans to name a few. Columbus also has the second largest Somali population in the nation with estimates as high as 80,000.
Take a look and support the following businesses that Central Ohio has to offer. Also, be sure to share your favorite Black-owned Ohio establishments on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram using the hashtag #BuyBlack. Enjoy.