Young Winston and the Price of Black$ Power in 1960s America

Winston E. Willis in 1973
Euclid Ave. and East 105th Street Intersection
Winston’s $100 Million lawsuit against the Cleveland Clinic in 1977
University Circle and UCI Planners
Winston and list of his 28 businesses under his UCPD, Inc. corporation.
Plain Dealer Front Page November 8, 1980
SEE: “The Jazz Temple: When Jazz Came to University Circle in the 1960s.”
1971 Front Page Headline
Winston’s billboard on which he spoke out against another police murder of an unarmed Black man.
Willis’ theater marquee billboard speaking out against the Cleveland Clinic.
Museum of Contemporary Art — Cleveland (MOCA).
105th and Euclid Today

“They paved paradise and put up a parking lot” — and a significant portion of Cleveland Clinic’s main campus.

Winston is now 82 years old. And even though he’s in fragile health, physically, he has retained his old fighting spirit and he continues to come up with legal strategies to challenge the legal system for the return of his stolen properties and payment for his losses, which, after 40 years, are virtually incalculable.

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Freelance Writer, Essayist, Blogger, Curious Social Observer. E-Mail me at: aundra.willis@gmail.com or visit https://aundrawilliscarrasco.com

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Aundra Willis Carrasco

Aundra Willis Carrasco

Freelance Writer, Essayist, Blogger, Curious Social Observer. E-Mail me at: aundra.willis@gmail.com or visit https://aundrawilliscarrasco.com