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On Thursday, July 12, 2018, The HistoryMakers hosted the Salute To Our Cleveland HistoryMakers, a special program and reception in honor of our Cleveland HistoryMakers at the Karamu House. Co-hosted by Marcella Boyd Cox, Rhonda Crowder and Tony F. Sias, Salute To Our Cleveland HistoryMakers showcased the achievements of the 48 HistoryMakers who have shared their stories with us.

Honored HistoryMakers

  • Leon Bibb
  • Guion Bluford
  • Harry Boomer
  • Ernestine Brown
  • Malcolm Brown
  • Reverend Theophilus Caviness
  • The Honorable C. Ellen Connally
  • Margot Copeland
  • Marcella Boyd Cox
  • George Cylie Fraser
  • Paul Hill
  • Wadsworth A. Jarrell, Sr.
  • Robert P. Madison
  • A. Grace Lee Mims
  • Steven A. Minter
  • Jeffrey Mumford
  • Helen Turner-Thompson
  • Dolores White
  • James Whitley
  • William Whitley

Host Committee

  • Marcella Boyd Cox
  • Rhonda Crowder
  • Tony F. Sias


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Date and Time

Thursday, July 12, 2018


Karamu House
2355 East 89th Street
Cleveland, OH 44106
United States