Sun, 07/21/2019 - 3:32pm
Gerald Edwards was born in 1950 in Cleveland, Ohio. He remembers being discriminated against as one of three African American students at his elementary school in the aftermath of Brown v. Board of Education. At Heidelberg College, he participated in sit-ins to help found a Black Student Union House. After beginning his career in automotive manufacturing with Ford Motor Company, Mr. Edwards started his own business, Engineered Plastic Products, in 1987. He and his wife Jada also started the Edwards Foundation, which was dedicated to philanthropy in Namibia.
Ann Arbor News, March 11, 1986
Rosa Parks...obstacles still there.
Ann Arbor News, February 12, 1983
Rosa Parks shares a moment with E. D. Nixon at conference.
Ann Arbor News, January 13, 1981
Rosa Parks: 'a bus ride that changed American history.'