Toledo Stories

Cornerstones: The African Americans

Special | 50m 4s

African Americans came to Toledo seeking freedom. Denied many opportunities based on the color of their skin, they were nonetheless determined to be part of this modern, industrialized city. They energized Toledo by building their own churches, business and institutions, many of which remain active today. Celebrate the lives and the legacy of community leaders like Ella P. Stewart and Art Tatum.

Aired: 10/17/02

Rating: NR

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