Friday, 05 February 2021 07:49

Vernon Sykes Talks About His Rise From Councilman to State Senator

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WAKR and the Ray Horner Morning Show are featuring a member of the black community in Akron who have made an impact by their courage and leadership.

Before he became a state senator, Vernon Sykes looked back at his early years growing up in Akron, and how his mother made an immeasurable impact on the young Vernon. The senator talked about his career, beginning with Akron City Council and he followed that path down to Columbus.

Akron’s Celebration of Black History this month is brought to you by the Akron-Summit County Public Library and the Metro Regional Transit Authority.


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