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African American History “February”

Black History Now You Know  On February 13: Feb. 13, 1923 - The first black professional basketball team, "The Renaissance," was organized. Feb. 13, 1957 - Southern Christian Leadership Conference organized at New Orleans meeting with Martin Luther King Jr. as president. Feb 13, 1970 - The New York Stock Exchange admits ...

Buchtel Alumni Akron City Council Representative

African American Akron City Council Now You Know Russ Neal (D) was elected to represent Ward 4 on Nov. 3, 2009. He is a 1980 Buchtel High School graduate and has  a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management and Marketing from Ohio University. He also is a graduate of the East Akron Neighborhood Development’s Applied ...

Akron City Council President

Community Connections Network Now You Know Margo Sommerville (D) is president of council, chairs the Committee on Committees and is an ex-officio member of all standing Council Committees. She is the daughter of former Ward 3 representative and council president Marco Sommerville. She was appointed to office on Jan. 7, ...

Akron’s African American City Council

Margo Sommerville - Akron City Council President Ward 3              Russel C. Neal - Akron City Council Representative Ward 4       Tara Samples - Akron City Council Representative Ward 5  Veronica Simms - Akron City Council At Large      Linda F. R. Omobien - Akron City ...

Let's Talk Char

Let’s Talk Char 1-23-18

LET’S TALK CHAR Tuesdays 9:00-11:00 I’m your host Char & Let’s Talk Char deals with topics about life situations concerning our community and the things that we enjoy out of life. Opinions and conversations will be held by individuals who have positive and/or negative impact within the community. Let’s Talk ...

Let’s Talk About 2017 to 2018……. Resolution

Once Again.......Another Year of res·o·lu·tion (noun) 1. a firm decision to do or not to do something. 2. the action of solving a problem, dispute, or contentious matter. Synonyms: 1. intention, resolve, decision, intent 2. solution to, answer to, ending to settlement of Popular Resolutions based on Google Search ...

Let’s Talk Char 12-19-17

LET’S TALK CHAR   Tuesdays 9:00-11:00 AM I’m your host Char & Let’s Talk Char deals with topics about life situations concerning our community and the things that we enjoy out of life. Opinions and conversations will be held by individuals who have positive and/or negative impact within the community. ...