Ideas Sunday - February 24, 2019
Former Cleveland Scene reporter Kyle Swenson's new book, "Good Kids, Bad City: A Story of Race and Wrongful Conviction in America" chronicles the story of three young black Clevelanders wrongfully convicted of murder in 1975. They spent decades in prison before Swenson shined a light on their case and then the lone witness responsible for their convictions admitted he'd lied as a child. They were exonerated in 2014. Swenson and Kwame Ajamu, one of the wrongfully convicted, join us for a conversation.
A digital memory bank hopes to preserve oral history, as the Holocaust generation slips away.
Plus, Dave's Markets is owned and operated by the Salztman family, which now extends to a fifth generation. As the family grows, so does the retail space. There are now 14 Dave's outlets -- but as a new store opens this week, the flagship location on Payne Avenue closes its doors for good.