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Tag Archives: Segment

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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The Youth to Youth Program

Learn how one community-based drug-prevention and youth leadership program, Youth to Youth, is working in Columbus. Host Javier Sanchez shares what he gained from the program: One of the most important things I gained from my involvement with the Youth to Youth program is the opportunity to be connected to something bigger than myself. It […]

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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. By the early 1900s, restrictive covenants barred people of color from living in neighborhoods across the country. Later, the remains of the Litchfords and […]

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A Bhutanese Celebration

Members of one of Columbus’ fastest growing New American communities observe a religious celebration of light and life with music and dancing.

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The LGBTQ Community and Methodist Ministry

While Methodist congregations around the country have welcomed the LGBTQ community, church law prohibits the consecration of openly gay ministers. But that’s not stopping one Central Ohio woman from pursuing ministry.

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