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The Business Side: Supporting Black-Owned Businesses

Activists have taken the streets in Lexington and in cities across the country in recent days, demanding long overdue change and equality. For sixth months I've produced this segment, focusing on local business topics, and I regretfully admit that I've overlooked the incredible contributions of our African-American citizens to this community. Today on the Business Side, as late as the timing may be, I hope to change that.

My guest is Martina Barksdale; she's an actress, content producer, account executive for LM communications, the game day host for the Cincinnati Reds, and the host and executive producer of The Sit-in, where she has curated an entire list of Black-owned businesses in Lexington