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We Are Black Business Pitch Competition

Friday, March 24 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm • Organized By Generating Income For Tomorrow (GIFT)
900 E Linwood Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64109


The "WE ARE BLACK"Black Business Competition consists of ten local Kansas City businesses coming out to give it all they got with their business pitches in hopes of winning the grand prize of $30,000! There will be judges who will listen, watch and assess the pitches until they narrow them down. Then they will decide which Black-owned local businesses get the Grand Prize ($30,000), Second Place ($20,000), and Third Place ($10,000) based on their unique pitches! You want to attend this event! 
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Delta Athenaeum and DEED Foundation
900 E Linwood Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64109
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