by Barbara Kyles

Do you know about the Cincinnati’s Black Brigade?

The Voice of Black Cincinnati writes:

A local judge, William Martin Dickson, visited the various regiments’ camps and removed the black men who had been seized. Organizing the men along military lines and christening them the Black Brigade.

Take a look and welcome to Black history…

Barbara Kyles is a Miami Township resident who enjoys advocating for social issues and gardening year-round.

Barbara will be publishing a continuing series about Black History for Loveland Magazine.


  1. Thank you for sharing The Voice of Black Cincinnati’s post. In partnership with the Greater Cincinnati Foundation, we highlighted 28 African Americans in Cincinnati who broke glass ceilings in their educational, professional and personal lives. Feel free to visit our page to view all 28 honorees!

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