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Youngstown Black History Tour (May 7)

Updated: Apr 27, 2022

Saturday, May 7, 10:00AM-1:00PM

Lit Youngstown presents a tour focusing on notable sites and people of critical importance to our shared history. The tour will be curated by historian Vince Shivers and will include readings by poet-in-residence Quartez Harris.

The tour is free and open to all ages. Registration is required (deadline April 23).

The tour will include stops at the Youngstown Historical Center of Industry & Labor, Oakhill Cemetery, the lower North Side, YSU, and the Belmont/422 corridor.

Many thanks to Vince Shivers, Debbie Allen, Community Bus Services, Westside Bowl, Bitonte College of Health and Human Services’ Hospitality Management program, Poets Against Racism USA, the Greater Warren-Youngstown Urban League, NAACP, The Links, Inc., Sokolov Honors College, the R.J. Wean Foundation, Ohio Arts Council, Rob Briggs, Alyssa Lenhoff-Briggs and our many community partners.

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