AURORA, Ill. (CBS) — The City of Aurora on Monday kicked off National Black Business month with a brand-new Black-owned business.

City leaders helped cut the ribbon at the Fox Valley Mall’s newest children’s clothing store – Kalargian Kid.

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It is the second Black-owned business at the mall. The first was Righteous Kicks, which opened earlier in the pandemic.

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“We saw our opening and the time to do it, so we just took advantage of it,” said Trey Dabney, chief executive officer of Righteous Kicks.

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The opening of Kalargian Kid marks the seventh Black-owned business in Aurora to open this year.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff