Columbus Neighborhoods

First Black Ohio State Graduate

Clip: Season 7 Episode 11 | 3m 45s  | Video has closed captioning.

Curious Cbus answers a viewer's question inquiring about the first Black student who attended Ohio State University. We take an in-depth look at the story of Sherman Hamlin Guss, who graduated in 1892. Do you have a question for Curious Cbus? Head over to to submit your idea. Vote on which question we should investigate next and see what we've uncovered so far.

Aired: 01/19/23

Rating: NR

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Columbus Neighborhoods is a local public television program presented by WOSU.