WKBN traveled to Columbiana County to see how one small town played a big role in the Underground Railroad.
Former football star Maurice Clarett is the most recognizable name in this group which calls itself “Leaders of the New.”
The story of Amistad became a beacon of hope across the nation.
A former football standout from Warren is hoping to use his troubled past to help future generations.
It’s one of the most famous entertainment streets in America, bringing Memphis’ blues and world famous barbecue to the masses.
In April of 2011, 8 of the surviving santiation workers traveled to the White House to meet President Barack Obama.
In September the nation celebrated the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington D.C.
More than 200 years ago, hundreds of men, women and children called the Whitney Plantation in Wallace, Louisiana home.
The Mississippi River carries every drop of water that flows down from two-thirds of the continent.
The musical contributions of Louisiana’s African-American community play a rich part in United States history.
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Laura Marie Leary Elliot, the first African-American to desegregate and graduate from East Carolina University, is considered a historical …
A small church in Central New York played a large role in the abolitionist movement and the Underground Railroad.
WKBN 27 First News reporter Cameron O’Brien and anchor Mandy Noell hosted a special presentation Saturday night that aired on Fox Youngstown…
The McGuffey Centre in Youngstown was first established as a house in 1940 by Mrs. Charles Welcher.
The Underground Railroad played a big part in getting slaves to freedom in the 1800s, it even had a few stops right here in the Valley.
The former pastor of New Bethel Church in Youngstown marched with Martin Luther King in the ’60s.
Robinson’s coaching career ended with 408 wins and a spot in the College Football Hall of Fame.
Georgetown has produced a United States President, two Supreme Court justices, more than 20 Rhodes scholars.
Today, the river sustains jobs for more than 580,000 people.
More than 200 years ago, hundreds of men, women, and children called the Whitney Plantation in Wallace, Louisiana home.
Born in 1856 in Columbus, Georgia, Thomas Wiggins was a slave, born blind with mental challenges.