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Voices of Ohios African American Elders


In honor of Black History Month in Ohio, AARP Ohio has traveled the state, recording the stories, the wisdom and the experiences of African Americans in the 50-plus age range. They have produced a two-hour audio documentary of the project, called "Everyday People, Exceptional Lives." On this hour of "All Sides," we'll talk about the project with its creators and one of its volunteers.


  • Samuel Gresham, Jr. (Executive Council Member, AARP Ohio)
  • Sanford Holmes (volunteer, AARP Ohio)
  • Gretchen Cuda-Kroen (Producer, “Everyday People, Exceptional Livesâ€?)

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For more information or to listen to AARP Ohio's "Everyday People, Exceptional Lives," visit their website here.