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10 Black Americans You May Not Know
Black History Month is an exciting time of year when we are encouraged to think about the lasting impact that Black people have made to American History. It is an opportunity for us to consider how (and why) important historical figures may have been left out of many of our formal educations. The sad truth
Why It’s Important to Say ‘Black’ (and Why You Should Capitalize the B)
Happy Black History Month! Before diving into the impact of ever-changing language, let’s start with some fast facts about these 28 days in February. The first iteration of Black History Month was Negro History Week in 1926 and was sponsored by the organization now known as Association for the Study of African American Life and
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
This coming Monday, we pause for a moment to reflect on the life and legacy of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebrated on the third Monday in January, in honor of Dr. King’s birthday on the 15th, this national holiday has a fascinating history that truly embodies the efforts of an everyday man
A New Day at United Way of Greater Cleveland
Reinventing how we invest in and serve the community to upend poverty across Greater Cleveland 16 agency partners selected to receive Community Hub for Basic Needs funding for the 2022-2023 cycle As a native Clevelander, I have dedicated most of my career to bringing much-needed change to our community to ensure racial justice and social-economic
HUMANITARIAN SPOTLIGHT: Karen Cronin
When we asked United Way Services of Geauga County Board Chair, Karen Cronin, what she loves most about Geauga County, she did not skip a beat in her response. “The strong sense of pride and community as well as the beauty of very different parts of the county,” she said. And she isn’t wrong. Geauga
United Way of Greater Cleveland President and CEO response to jury verdict in Chauvin case
Augie Napoli, President and CEO – United Way of Greater Cleveland Today’s guilty verdict against former police officer Derek Chauvin brings justice for the murder of George Floyd and marks a profound moment in our nation’s history. But one year and many more senseless deaths later, racial injustice continues to ravage our nation and communities.