http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification 720 XTF Search Results (subject=African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland;subject-join=exact;smode=advanced;brand=default;f1-subject=African American politicians -- Ohio -- Cleveland.;f2-subject=Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland.) http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/search?subject%3DAfrican%20Americans%20--%20Ohio%20--%20Cleveland;subject-join%3Dexact;smode%3Dadvanced;brand%3Ddefault;f1-subject%3DAfrican%20American%20politicians%20--%20Ohio%20--%20Cleveland.;f2-subject%3DJews%20--%20Ohio%20--%20Cleveland. Results for your query: subject=African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland;subject-join=exact;smode=advanced;brand=default;f1-subject=African American politicians -- Ohio -- Cleveland.;f2-subject=Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. Tue, 28 Jul 2020 12:00:00 GMT Stokes Oral History Collection. Cuyahoga Community College, Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland State University http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5416.xml Carl Stokes, and his brother Louis, were groundbreaking African-American politicians from Cleveland, Ohio. Carl Stokes became the first black mayor of a major U.S. city when elected in 1967. Louis Stokes was the first African-American congressman from Ohio when he was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1968, a position he held for 15 consecutive terms. During Carl Stokes' two mayoral terms, city hall jobs were opened to blacks and women, and a number of urban renewal projects initiated. Between 1983 and 1994 Carl Stokes served as municipal judge, and in 1994 was appointed by President Clinton as U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of the Seychelles. Louis Stokes began his career as a civil rights attorney and helped challenge the Ohio redistricting in 1965 that fragmented African-American voting strength. In 1967, Louis Stokes argued before the U.S. Supreme Court in the Terry v. Ohio case, also known as the "stop-and-frisk" case. In the 1970s, Louis Stokes served as chair of the House Select Committe... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5416.xml Mon, 01 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMT