The 14th edition of Who’s Who in Black Cleveland was unveiled Tuesday night at the Intercontinental Hotel during a networking reception and awards ceremony.

The book highlights the ongoing achievements of African-Americans in virtually every major field. While WKYC is proud to be a sponsor of this event, we are also proud of the 11 employees listed in the book.

They are:

Margaret Bernstein
Kierra Cotton
Dorsena Drake
Michael Estime
Monique Jackson
Russ Mitchell
Jasmine Monroe
Brandon Simmons
Ray Strickland
Tiffany Tarpley
Danielle Wiggins

During the event, Who’s Who in Black Cleveland named the Rev. Otis Moss, Junior as it’s 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient for his contributions in civil rights, human rights and social justice.

Rev. Moss was born in Georgia, He earned a Bachelor’s degree from Morehouse College, his Master of Divinity degree from Morehouse School of Religion/Inter-Denominational Theological Center and his Doctor of Ministry degree from the United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio.

He retired in 2008 from Olivet Institutional Baptist Church in Cleveland after 33 years of service. Prior to coming to Cleveland, he held pastoral positions, including co-pastor with Rev. Martin Luther King, Sr. at the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta.

Rev. Moss has been actively involved in advocating for education, civil and human rights and social justice issues his entire adult life.

In a press release, Dr. Carter Womack, COO of Who’s Who in Black said, "We are honored to recognize Rev. Moss for his phenomenal contributions to Cleveland and beyond.”