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Challenges Still Exist For Black-Owned Businesses Says African-American Chamber

African-American Chamber of Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky celebrating 20 years.
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The African-American Chamber of Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. 

A lot has changed in the past two decades when it comes to the successes of local African-American businesses but, as the Chamber's President and CEO Eric Kearney explains, there is still a long way to go. He says one of the greatest challenges that still exists for minority business owners is access to capital.

Here to discuss the resources available to small businesses and to give us a better understanding of the business loan process are African-American Chamber President and CEO Eric Kearny; Darrin Redus, head of the Minority Business Accelerator for the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber; and Head of Business Banking for Fifth Third Bank, Kala Gibson.