Minneapolis city leaders kick off Black Business Week

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Minneapolis city leaders gathered Monday afternoon to celebrate the start of Black Business Week.

It’s the third year the city has recognized Black Business Week.

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey and City Council President Andrea Jenkins were at 56 Brewing in Minneapolis to promote the week.

City leaders say the week is full of scheduled events and activities aimed at getting more visibility and recognition for the Black-owned businesses in Minneapolis. A list of events is available online.

The weeklong celebration leads into National Black Business Month, which is in August.