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Dayton: World’s funk music capitol

Funk music group Zapp is known for its start in Dayton and its impact on the black community.
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  Son remembers his father who helped Dayton become ‘a better place to live’

Dayton is more culturally diverse, inclusive and aware because of the work and fundraising of the late John E Moore, Sr.
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Local community center celebrates Black History Month with video series

The Lincoln Community Center in Troy is kicking off its Black History Month events on Monday and it has unique offerings looking back at the history of Miami County.
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  First Black woman elected to Dayton Municipal Court reflects on 42 years behind the bench

Alice McCollum, the first woman and first Black woman elected to the Dayton Municipal Court, talked with News Center 7's Cheryl McHenry after retiring from 42 years of service to the community.
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  United Way of the Greater Dayton Area creates grant program to promote racial equity

The United Way of the Greater Dayton Area created a new grant program that promotes racial equity.
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  February is Black History Month

The roots of Black History Month can be traced back to black historian and journalist Carter G. Woodson helped found Negro History Week in 1926.
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Dayton: World’s funk music capitol

Funk music group Zapp is known for its start in Dayton and its impact on the black community.
  • whioblackhistory

  Son remembers his father who helped Dayton become ‘a better place to live’

Dayton is more culturally diverse, inclusive and aware because of the work and fundraising of the late John E Moore, Sr.