As Black History Month comes to a close, the UL Black Student Union hosted their inaugural Black Essentials Expo for business, music and art. the expo showcased local black business, some of which included students. some of the businesses consisted of artists, musicians, hair, makeup and much more.
Black Student Union President Kenton Jackson says planning the Black Essential Expo took a lot of hard work and planning. Kenton says she hops black owned businesses benefit from the showcase.
“It took a lot of panning, a lot of hard work and i want to shout out my Black History Month Chairman, Jay Magee, because she put this altogether and she’s really excited for It was just a lot of planning to showcase black owned businesses. There are a lot of black owned business and student ran businesses that are here on the campus of the university.”
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