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  • Breaking Barriers

    On this episode, Charlene and Javier each tell personal stories, plus we make a stop at the best place to learn about our state’s past — Ohio History Connection. Read More
  • The Story of Pleasant Litchford

    Pleasant Litchford and his family, all freed slaves, settled in Perry Township, Ohio, now Upper Arlington, in 1832. A blacksmith by profession, he eventually became the fourth-largest landowner in the area. Read More
  • Family Ties Connect Stories of Black History-Makers

    In researching the story of Pleasant Litchford, host Charlene Brown found an unexpected tie to the history of Utah, where her career began. Read More
  • The Youth to Youth Program

    Learn how one community-based drug-prevention and youth leadership program, Youth to Youth, is working in Columbus. Read More
  • Lancaster Preview

    Next time, we’re heading down to Lancaster, Ohio, to learn more about the city’s past, present and future. Read More
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About Columbus Neighborhoods

A weekly WOSU Public Media TV show, Columbus Neighborhoods uncovers the stories of the people, neighborhoods and landmarks that have shaped the Columbus we know today. Thursdays at 8:30 p.m. and Sundays at noon, hosts Charlene Brown and Javier Sanchez delve into topics ranging from historical preservation and living history to issues Columbus residents are currently facing.

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