Standing in the middle of a demonstration protesting Kent State and the war in Vietnam at the University of Missouri in 1970, Randy Cunningham looked around and thought “Damn, this is interesting!” He has been both an activist and a writer about activists and activism ever since. Cunningham is retired from working in the non-profit housing field and lives on Cleveland’s West Side with his wife whom he met in a meeting. He is a founding member of the Cuyahoga County Progressive Caucus and still considers activism interesting and a source of great stories.
By Randy Cunningham:
Democratizing Cleveland: The Rise and Fall of Community Organizing in Cleveland, Ohio 1975-1985