Here’s how to nominate Black leaders for Black History Month honors in February
CLEVELAND, Ohio — To celebrate Black History Month 2024, cleveland.com is highlighting emerging Black leaders in areas such as business, art, music, politics, advocacy, activism and education.
Cleveland.com readers can nominate leaders in Northern Ohio’s Black community who deserve recognition in a series of profiles that will be published in print and online.
Nominees must be 18 or older, and currently reside in Northern Ohio. Employees of cleveland.com and The Plain Dealer are not eligible.
Please fill out this form at this link to make a nomination. The deadline for nominations is Friday, Nov. 17. Those who are chosen for profiles will be contacted, and the profiles will be published during Black History Month.
Black people have made major contributions to Greater Cleveland, from the area’s earliest days to the present.
Recently the city memorialized its history as an important part of the African-American Civil Rights movement by placing a historic marker in front of the Greater Abyssinia Baptist Church on E. 105th Street.