We pick up the story of Winston Willis' downfall.
For a time, Willis was a multi-millionaire, the largest employer of Black people in the Midwest and a bold business mogul with a big reputation. But all his wealth and property was taken from him by officials for reasons still not fully understood.
This excerpt is from WBUR's Last Seen podcast, Cleveland writer and race educator Ajah Hales tries to find out more information about Willis's downfall.
This segment aired on May 31, 2022.