A historical and current perspective on the Civil Rights Movement and its impact.
He became Ohio's very first black Congressman, serving 30 years on the Hill
On any given day, you can find newly-elected NAACP President Rev. Hilton Smith at the Greater Abyssinia Baptist Church
Politics and prayer are often a potent combination, but the pastor at Arlington Church of God in Akron is using the pulpit as a platform for politics.
President Barack Obama heralded a new national black history museum as "not just a record of tragedy, but a celebration of life"
JD Ellis has been Senior Pastor of the Pentecostal Church of Christ in University Circle for 23 years
It is Black History Month and tonight we continue our series of reports on African-Americans in our community who inspire us.
As we continue our celebration of Black History Month we spotlight one church continuing to inspire people here at home for its rich history.
Twice as Good tells the story of William Powell and Clearview Golf Club.
A lifetime of volunteering earns Cleveland resident MLK Drum Major award and meeting with President Obama.
The National Park Service plans to remove an inscription from the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington and replace it with a full quotation from the civil rights leader.
The Hundredfold Church on Cleveland's east side is using hope and faith to fight crime.
A word of advice to any offender appearing before Judge Michael Ryan.
A recording of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. is getting new attention after being found in 2010
Debra Adams Simmons sends a strong message to women and African-Americans as she becomes the first black, female editor of Ohio's largest newspaper.
The former Indians slugger is still hitting it out of the park.
CLEVELAND -- At 91 years old, the competitive spirit that helped Jimmy Bivins earn a spot in three boxing halls of fame is still very much alive and well.
PAINESVILLE -- Built in 1812 and rich in local history, the Rider's Inn gets ready to celebrate its 200th anniversary.
The kid in a candy store metaphor fits Dr. Bilal Mark McDowell Bomani's job description well.
CLEVELAND -- Doctors Daryl Thornton and Julia Gore Thornton spend a lot of time together, some of it at MetroHealth Medical Center where they're physicians, but most of it "off duty," because they're married to each other.
CLEVLEAND -- John Bustamante only planned to visit Cleveland, but he became captivated by Cleveland's vibrant black community and settled down here.
CLEVELAND -- A Cleveland man who was once at the top of the Billboard music charts now aims to be at the top of another business -- a chain of inner city gourmet coffee shops.
BAINBRIDGE -- You won't find his name in history books, but Joe Sanders is among the most well known and respected residents of Geauga County, where he has made his home for more than 50 years.
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OBERLIN -- There are plenty of signs around Oberlin that describe the city's connection to black history.
CHICAGO -- Project SYNCERE, an innovative program in Chicago, is giving young African American students a jump start in math and science by making engineering concepts fun.
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CLEVELAND -- Cook Paving and Construction has been a black-owned business for more than half a century. Black History coverage
CLEVELAND -- Northern Ohio's highest ranking U.S. District Court judge says the segregated environment in which he grew up in the 1950's did not deter his dreams of achieving something important. Black History coverage
CLEVELAND -- Venerine Branham spent decades as a principal and a teacher, in Cleveland. She made a difference by educating both.
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