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20 Cleveland Black history legends you should know

Celebrating Cleveland Black History Legends
Celebrating Cleveland Black History Legends((Source: WOIO))
Published: Feb. 7, 2022 at 9:20 AM EST|Updated: Feb. 23, 2022 at 9:58 AM EST
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - In honor of Black History Month, 19 News shines a light on Cleveland-area men and women who have made a difference in Northeast Ohio.

Some of the people we spotlight were either born in Cleveland or moved here and made their marks.

Cleveland Black History Legend: Margaret Mitchell

Cleveland Black History Legend: The Dazz Band

Cleveland Black History Legend: Clayborne George

Cleveland Black History Legend: Yvette Nicole Brown

Cleveland Black History Legend: Dr. Edgar Jackson

Cleveland Black History Legend: Arsenio Hall

Cleveland Black History Legend: Eleanor Montgomery

Cleveland Black History Legend: Gerald Levert

Cleveland Black History Legend: Ruth McKinney

Cleveland Black History Legend: Langston Hughes

Cleveland Black History Legend: Fannie Lewis

Cleveland Black History Legend: Steve Harvey

Cleveland Black History Legend: Robert P. Madison

Cleveland Black History Legend: Lethia Cousins Fleming

Cleveland Black History Legend: Rev. E.T. Caviness

Cleveland Black History Legend: Ruby Dee

Cleveland Black History Legend: William Whitley

Cleveland Black History Legend: Zelma Watson George

Cleveland Black History Legend: Julian Earls

Cleveland Black History Legend: Jane Edna Hunter

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