Featuring over 200 striking photographs from the 1920s through 1980, Black America: Cleveland, Ohio celebrates the rich history of this great city's African-American community. Its neighborhoods, churches, civil, religious, business and cultural leaders, musical icons, and sports heroes are all brought to life here through the archives of local newspapers and historical societies, as well as the private collections of many Cleveland residents.
Author Bio: Author Regennia N. Williams, Ph.D., is a faculty member in the Department of History at Cleveland State University, where she designs and teaches courses in African-American History. She specializes in the history and culture of the "Great Black Migrations" of the 20th century, and is the founder of the Langston Hughes Literary Society.
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