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From the Vault: The Vanguard League of Columbus

Join us for a visit to the Ohio History Center to see artifacts from an early civil rights organization that advocated for fair housing, desegregation and other issues in Columbus in the 1940s.

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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. Discover the story of a freed slave who became the fourth-largest landowner in what’s now Upper Arlington, a local drug-prevention and youth leadership program, and artifacts […]

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Breaking Barriers Preview

Next time, meet Columbus change-makers, past and present. Discover the story of a freed slave who became the fourth-largest landowner in the Upper Arlington area, a local drug-prevention and youth leadership program, and artifacts from a civil rights organization in Columbus. Watch at 8:30pm Thursday, April 5 on WOSU TV!

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