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An Evening of Reflection and Song: Cleveland Pastors Discuss Impact of Stokes Brothers on Civil Rights Movement

CLEVELAND — March 2, 2017 - The Rev. E. Theophilus Caviness and the Rev. Otis Moss Jr. will discuss the impact of Carl and Louis Stokes on the civil rights movement during a March program... MORE

In Their Footsteps: Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson Discusses Legacy of Carl and Louis Stokes

HIGHLAND HILLS — January 20, 2017 - Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson will reflect on the legacies of Carl and Louis Stokes in a program launching a yearlong commemoration of the two historic... MORE

Events Announced for 2017 Stokes Commemoration

CLEVELAND — January 11, 2017 - Dozens of community events have already been scheduled for 2017 as part of a yearlong commemoration marking the 50th anniversary of Carl Stokes’ historic... MORE

Stokes: Honoring the Past, Inspiring the Future of Cleveland

CLEVELAND — November 18, 2016 - The 50th anniversary of Carl Stokes’ election as mayor of Cleveland will be commemorated in 2017 with a yearlong series of events designed to inspire a... MORE