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The New + the Next

Cincinnati’s Secret Sauce to Help Minority Businesses Succeed

This Midwestern city is succeeding at turning medium-sized minority businesses into massively successful ones.
The New + the Next

Can the Arts Save Rural America From the Recession?

Arts investment helped small communities after the Great Recession.
The New + the Next

A Power Couple With a $50M Venture Fund for the Overlooked

Candice Matthews Brackeen and Brian Brackeen fell in love at an event for Black tech entrepreneurs and then formed a powerful new venture fund for people of color.
True Stories

The Mummified Train Robber Who Became a Circus Prop

How the afterlife of an outlaw was even more exciting than his time here on Earth.
OZY TV

The Carlos Watson Show

The Carlos Watson Show brings bold, impactful conversations with culture-defining celebrities, intellectual pioneers and changemakers, spotlighting the voices you need to hear to make sense of this important time in American history.
True Stories

The Presidential Assassin That History Forgot

Charles Guiteau always thought he’d make history.
News + Politics

Why the Foreign-Born Population in the Midwest Has Skyrocketed

Highly skilled migrants aren’t just heading to California and New York — they’re going to flyover country.
Good Sh*t

The Cincinnati Hood That's Getting Renewal Right

Once the most dangerous district in America, Over-the-Rhine is now one of the country’s great revitalization stories.
Good Sh*t

Pet Lovers Reel in Treats Made of Flying Fish

What do you do when millions of unwanted and catapulting carp invade your lakes? Make craft dog treats.
The New + the Next

This Midwestern Beer Lover Is Behind Some of the Year's Darkest Fiction

With his new novel, Stephen Markley cements himself as one of the brightest new American voices.
The New + the Next

The CEO Funding the Alt-Meat Market

Lisa Feria runs a venture firm focused on investing in alternatives to animal products.
OZY NEWSLETTER

The Weekender

OZY Tribe members near and far provide delicious recommendations for your valuable weekend time.
News + Politics

The GOP's Best Shot at Stopping a Blue Wave Is Here

As Dems gain in Georgia, Texas and Arizona, the GOP aims to block that march in the Midwest.
News + Politics

Don't Let Roseanne (or Anyone) Paint Flyover Country All One Color

OZY columnist Pooja Bhatia examines the liberal revival in that vast land between the coasts.

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