Thursday, 11 February 2021 08:47

Tara Samples' Journey From Teen Mom to City Council

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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.

Tara Samples is the councilwoman in Ward 5, and while she is a household name now, it wasn’t always easy. Tara talks about her upbringing and journey from becoming a teen mom to working in city council, to being a candidate for the lieutenant governor of Ohio.

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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