Moses Fleetwood Day

The recent passing of Ohio House Bill 59 honors professional baseball’s first black player, Moses Fleetwood Walker, whose tenure with the Toledo Blue Stockings predated Jackie Robinson by 58 years.

The most dangerous city in Ohio

Do you feel unsafe walking around Toledo? According to number-crunching site Graphiq, you should. Posting the statistics to their real estate intelligence site Find the Home, Graphiq claims Toledo is the most dangerous city in Ohio. Collecting statistics from the FBI’s Uniform Crime Report (2015), the list claims Toledo has 1,128.9 violent crimes reported per

International Dinner Fundraiser at The Fredrick Douglass Center

Feast with purpose at the International Dinner and Bazaar Fundraiser. Water For Ishmael, a local religious charitable organization partners with local churches to extend compassion to all immigrants. An annual fundraiser dinner earmarks funds to provide English language education to refugee children, which this year, will be held at The Frederick Douglass Community Center with

City Government 101 with Toledo City Councilman Tom Waniewski

Nobody got their way in the 2016 Presidential Election, not even Trump. Since the election, politics just haven’t been the same. Parties are split, voters are angry and people feel disenfranchised. Grassroots movements are organizing, planning protests, rallies and fundraisers. Your opponents are planning bake sales. Your allies are carpooling to town hall meetings. People

UT Cricket Club heads to Nationals

If soccer is the primary sport that Americans don’t care about (and the rest of the world loves), cricket is #2. The UT Cricket Club is trying to change Toledo’s hearts and minds on the matter by securing a spot in the American College Cricket Nationals. The teamdefeated season champions Wayne State to secure their place

Wondering about The Westwood

Currently closed, the last comment on the Westwood Art Theatre & Video’s inactive Facebook page from was three years ago; a bold Toledoan asks “just wondering why are the glory holes taped over now…?”

Fighting An Uncertain Future: Toledo Organizations Strive to Reassure Immigrant Community After Travel Ban

“Are we going to be deported?” That was the emotional question asked by refugees at an information session at the University of Toledo on Feb. 18. The presentation, “Immigration Under President Trump,” was hosted by Welcome Toledo-Lucas County (Welcome TLC), US Together Toledo and Advocates for Basic Legal Equality (ABLE). Attorneys from ABLE provided information

Northwest Ohio’s first LGBTQ+ and allied youth community center opens

Harvey House of Northwest Ohio, the first LGBTQ+ and allied youth community center in Northwest Ohio will soon open the first and only LGBTQ+ and allied youth community center in Northwest Ohio. A ribbon cutting ceremony and open house on Sunday, March 5 will celebrate the new, safe space for LGBTQ+ youth, aged 12-19 and