A resolution honoring Ohioan and Olympic athlete Jesse Owens has been approved by the U.S. Senate.
WOSU News Archives For: January 19, 2009
There are many unsung heroes of the civil rights movement. One of them is a Dayton-area woman named Flonzie Brown-Wright who became one of the first blacks to be elected to office in Mississippi after Reconstruction. WOSU’s Sam Hendren spoke with Brown-Wright about her work for racial equality and about the inauguration of Barack Obama.