The Music Box Supper Club’s  “Cleveland Stories Dinner Parties,” will celebrate the election of Carl Stokes as mayor of Cleveland at 7 p.m. May 31. Stokes was elected the first African-American mayor of a major U.S. city in 1967.

Susan L. Hall, director of community relations and curator at the Cleveland History Center of the Western Reserve Historical Society in Cleveland, will speak on the life and career of Stokes, and the significance that his mayoral tenure held for Cleveland’s history. 

The supper club is at 1148 Main St. in downtown Cleveland.

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