Stokes: Honoring the Past, Inspiring the Future

This collection of interviews was conducted by staff at Cuyahoga Community College’s Jack, Joseph, and Morton Mandel Humanities Center as part of a yearlong, community-wide commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Carl Stokes’ election as mayor of Cleveland. Mayor Stokes and his brother, Congressman Louis Stokes, played key roles in the advancement of the city and the nation through the civil rights movement and beyond.