Louis Stokes leaves lasting legacy on city of Cleveland

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CLEVELAND- Former Congressman Louis Stokes, a trailblazer in Cleveland’s African-American community, passed away late Tuesday after a battle with cancer. He was 90 years old.

But his name will remain a fixture around the city, from the east wing of the Cleveland Public Library to the Cleveland VA Medical Center.

Fox 8’s Jennifer Jordan explains in the video above.

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