If you are watching this on the WKBN news app, click here to watch the 30-minute special.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – WKBN 27 First News This Morning anchor Chelsea Spears joined First News reporter Cameron O’Brien to host a special news broadcast Saturday night.
The 30-minute special, called Hidden History, honored Black History Month, taking a look at the people and places that have impacted lives around the country, but especially right here in the Valley.
The special highlighted the following local stories from our WKBN reporters:
- 2 black YPD officers talk about acceptance, racism in ’70s
- Strike up the band
- Hanoverton inn was essential part of Underground Railroad
- Group of Youngstown men come together to change community
- Warren native, football standout hopes his struggles will help others
To take a look at stories from across the nation, click here to read more from Hidden History.