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Fri Nov 2, 2018, 06:58 AM

Akron's African-American Newspaper to celebrate 50th anniversary; Cordray and Sutton are guests

The Reporter newspaper is celebrating its 50th anniversary.

The Akron African-American paper will hold a celebration at 5 p.m. Friday at the Blue Note Lounge, 1474 Copley Road. Ohio Democratic gubernatorial candidate Richard Cordray and his running mate Betty Sutton and national civil rights activist Wade Henderson will be special guests at the event. Organizers said Mike DeWine, the Republican candidate for governor, and other state and local candidates on the Nov. 6 General Election ballot were invited but did not respond to a request to attend the event.

For more information and to RSVP, call 330-607-9497.

https://www.ohio.com/news/20181030/akrons-african-american-newspaper-to-celebrate-50th-anniversary
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Fri Nov 2, 2018, 09:04 AM

1. This is a historic building, I believe this used to be the either the Jewish Veterans of Foreign ...

Wars post, or the Working Man's Circle Bld. I used to walk past them when I walked to Simon Perkins Jr High as kid.

Very significant in Akron's history.

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