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Tuesday, June 18, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Black-Owned Business Expo returns to Spokane on Sunday

Shania Wright, left, helps customer Jessica Monroe, right, pick out hair products in WrightWay Beauty Supply in Spokane, the store she owns with her husband Michael Wright (not pictured) in this 2018 photo. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)
Shania Wright, left, helps customer Jessica Monroe, right, pick out hair products in WrightWay Beauty Supply in Spokane, the store she owns with her husband Michael Wright (not pictured) in this 2018 photo. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)
From staff reports

Spokane’s 2nd Annual “Black-Owned Business Expo” takes place from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Emmanuel Family Life Center.

The address is 631 S. Richard Allen Court. The event is free and open to the public.

“We are excited to bring the ‘Black-Owned Business Expo’ back to Spokane,” said Sandra Williams, editor and publisher of Black Lens News, a local African-American newspaper and one of the event organizers and sponsors. “With Black History Month in full-swing, we think it’s a great time to help showcase and celebrate the many great African-American business owners in our community.”

Local businesses featured at the event include restaurants, real estate agents, retailers, beauty supply companies, consultants, financial services officials and childcare providers.

Other event sponsors are the Spokane Ministers’ Fellowship and the Carl Maxey Center.

For more information, or to register your business, visit blacklensnews.com or call (509) 795-1964.

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