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Articles About The 365 Project
On Saturday, July 24, people slowly trickled into Glen Forest cemetery, lingering near the cannon commemorating the service of veterans during the Civil War, including Black soldiers who are buried in the cemetery.
Though the national conversation around reparations began again in earnest last year as Americans took to the streets in protest over the police killings of Black Americans, that conversation continues to stall over a series of sticking points: What should reparations look like? To whom should they be granted? And who should pay them?
“One may question the movement in the forward direction, one may try to understand the experience of another, but how will there be a mending of relationships when the disconnect seems so severe?”
The purpose of the column will be to provide an avenue for youth of the village to express their ideas, observations, experiences and thoughts about racism, race relations and related topics both locally and nationally.
On Friday, Sept. 4, a new Black Lives Matter banner was raised across U.S. 68 on the north end of the village.
The grand opening of the Wheeling Gaunt Community Room at the Yellow Springs Arts Council was celebrated by a standing room-only crowd on Saturday, Aug. 17.
The James A. McKee Association will host a community conversation on the history of African Americans in Yellow Springs this week.
The reality of a relatively robust percentage of students from diverse backgrounds living together on a small campus can make for a uniquely challenging college experience, according to Antioch leaders. And those leaders, including faculty, staff and students, are aiming to help students address those challenges.
Last month, a newly poured block of concrete was defaced with a racial slur at the corner of Wright Street and West South College Street.
The 365 Project celebrates 10 years of engaging the community on issues of race and preserving local black history with an event on Sunday.