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Season Two Episode two

Odgen's Black History

In the early to mid 1900's, Ogden, Utah had a bustling Black community and a vibrant art scene. We speak with Sarah McClellan and Betty Sawyer about Ogden's rich history from the influx of African Americans seeking work on the railroad, and hear from Camille Washington, co-owner of the Good Company Theatre.

ogden's black history

Extended Interview

We learn how Ogden's Black community continues celebrating its rich heritage.

In this Roots, Race & Culture web extra, we continue our conversation with two pillars of Ogden's Black community about some of the low-points in the city's history. Plus, we learn how Ogden became home to one of Utah's biggest Juneteenth celebrations.