In addition to hosting the Republican National Convention, Cleveland next week marks the 50th anniversary of the Hough Riots.
That week of urban violence has come to symbolize the social disparities of a segregated city. But, some Clevelanders remember those dark days as a time when local black and white teens bonded over their love of music.
David C. Barnett of Here & Now contributor WCPN Ideastream reports from a popular music spot called Leo’s Casino.
This segment aired on July 15, 2016.