Last week, the unofficial national musical treasure, King Records, was named a historic landmark of the City of Cincinnati. The now legendary music recording complex, located on Brewster Ave. in the Evanston neighborhood, was one of the most influential recording labels of the 1940s and 1950s and would become the nation’s sixth largest record company.
This Thursday, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center will host award-winning author and Yale University alumni Jeff Hobbs at 6 p.m. in the Harriet Tubman Theater, where he will discuss his latest work, The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League.
November 14, 2015 through February 13, 2016
TOWN HALL DISCUSSION ON RACE RELATIONS
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 7 pm
Mayerson Hall, HUC-JIR
On this day in 1862, the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation was issued by President Abraham Lincoln, stating that “if the rebels did not end the fighting and rejoin the Union by January 1, 1863, all slaves in the rebellious states would be free.” The Confederate Army did not concede and three months later, on the Emancipation Proclamation was issued.
Monday, September 21, 2015
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Words & Images: A Media Debrief and Community Conversation will bring stakeholders and news media together for an informative and engaging panel discussion. Moderated by former Society of Professional Journalists National President Hagit Limor, the dialogue will examine all aspects of news coverage of the death of Sam DuBose by University of Cincinnati Police Officer Ray Tensing.