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Cleveland Black History – Entertainment

For 2023 Black History, as usual we focus on Cleveland Black History, but this year we focus on some famous African-Americans in the field of entertainment who are from Cleveland. Cleveland has no shortage of famous actors and musicians. Here we look at four of them. Tracy Chapman Tracy Chapman was born in Cleveland. She […]

Jane Edna Hunter

Jane Edna (Harris) Hunter was born in South Carolina in 1882, the daughter of sharecroppers. She trained to become a nurse and eventually moved to Cleveland where she attended the Marshall Law School and passed the Ohio Bar exam. Her Work In 1911, she organized the Working Girls Association, which later would become known as […]