The African-American Cultural Garden was dedicated in 1977.
The Cleveland Cultural Gardens are also where you will find this statue of Booker T Washington
Booker T Washington (1856-1915)
was an American educator, author and lecturer. Freed from slavery as a child, he earned his way through an education at Hampton Institute and Wayland Seminary. He was appointed as the first leader of the new Tuskegee Institute, then a teachers' college for blacks.
I resolve that I would permit no man,
no matter what his color might be,
to narrow and degrade my soul
by making me hate him
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