Black Business Expo a Juneteenth/Father’s Day double feature

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TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) – Small black-owned fashion lines hit the runway Sunday night at the Premier Hall, in celebration of business ownership in the community.

“I have so many (businesses) that were here tonight,” said Shawanda Johnson, owner of Fame Studios and creator of the ‘Fame Fashion Show’ .”We celebrated, and wanted to put (them) on a platform, and be able to represent them for our culture.”

The event highlighted the importance of entrepreneurship for those of color, especially fashion designers.

“If we step behind these designers our city can blossom even bigger,” said Johnson. “Even bigger than the docks downtown where a lot of Caucasian people are at.”

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