Timeline of Injustice & Resistance
"Like many of our nation’s cities, we find Cleveland a teeming cauldron of hostility.The citizens of the Negro community reflect the alienation of the total community,which has constantly ignored their cries for justiceand opportunity and responded to their joblessness, poor housing, and economic exploitationwith crude methods of police repressionrather than compassion and creative programming."
—Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.,Cleveland, Ohio, May 16, 1967
A chronology of injustice from the 1960's to today covering landmark national legal cases, incidents of police violence, and national trends of discrimination against marginalized people that deeply affect the greater Cleveland area.