Lessons from the WRHS Collection | Black History Month

Lessons from the WRHS Collection | Black History Month


Garrett Morgan: Safety HoodTraffic Signal

Learn about the inventor and trailblazer from Cleveland, Ohio, and how his inventions changed the world.

Jesse Owens

Get to know the extraordinary track and field athlete who broke world records in the 1930s.

LeBron James

A world-renowned professional basketball player, LeBron James helped the Cleveland Cavaliers win the NBA 2015-2016 Championship.

Carl & Louis Stokes

Two brothers born in poverty achieved political power, prestige, and success, leaving an indelible mark on the history of our city.

Reverend Dr. E.T. Caviness

Learn about Rev. Dr. Emmitt Theophilus Caviness, one of Cleveland’s most impactful community builders.

Building the Beloved Community in Cleveland

Learn about the events that led to a passing of a citywide ordinance that outlawed racial discrimination in Cleveland amusement parks.