MLK50/Glenville50 Conference

Photograph of speakers and residents of Glenville, Ohio, at the Glenville50 Conference

MLK50/Glenville 50

Commemorating the Glenville Uprising and Its Legacy

50 Years Later through the Lens of Four Generations

A critical conversation with residents and activists

Where do we go from here? Community or Chaos?

July 14-15, 2018

Photograph of Glenville neighborhood during uprising of 1968

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View photographs of Glenville then and now

What Happened When Violence Broke Out on Cleveland's East Side 50 Years Ago?

On July 24, 2018, an article was published on detailing the events of 1968.  Conference chair Janice Eatman Williams and panelists Donald Freeman and Sherrie Tolliver were interviewed for the article.