Abstract

Eugene and Emma Ross, residents of Cleveland's Collinwood neighborhood since 1965, discuss racism in Cleveland. Eugene explains his work as a housing court enforcer for the neighborhood and the need for residents to recognize the laws. Eugene remembers the Hough and Glenville riots, and the discriminatory practices of the police at that time in regards to looting. Other topics include changes in attitude towards discipline by parents and youth.

Creator

Ross, Eugene (interviewee); Ross, Emma (interviewee)

Creator

Robinson, Angela (interviewer)

Project

University Circle

Date

2008

Document Type

Oral History

Duration

26 minutes

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Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License
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