Articles About activism
Nationally known civil rights activist Shaun King headlined a Freedom to Vote Rally on the horseshoe at Antioch College on Sunday, Sept. 23.
In an effort to bring civil rights activist Bayard Rustin’s story out of the shadows of history, a series of events, including multiple performances of an oratorio about the activist’s life, will be presented in early September.
Michael Higginbotham, author of “Ghosts of Jim Crow: Ending Racism in Post-Racial America,” is the inaugural speaker in a new seminar series named in honor of famed civil rights advocate and federal judge A. Leon Higginbotham Jr., a 1949 graduate of Antioch College and also Michael Higginbotham’s father’s first cousin.
A crowd of several thousand people converged on Courthouse Square in downtown Dayton last Saturday, Jan. 20, for the second annual Dayton Women’s March.
State prison officials plan to put convicted killer Ronald Phillips to death Wednesday, July 26, more than three years after a controversial and apparently painful execution led to a moratorium on capital punishment in Ohio.
A group of Yellow Springs residents have launched The Beloved Community Project, with which they hope to address issues of poverty, hunger, racism, discrimination, inclusion, justice and peace within the village.
First article in this series: The shooting of John Crawford and other young African-American men by police raised urgent questions about use of force, police relations with African-American communities and the role of race and racism in the justice system.
About 40 people gathered to hear local activist Bomani Moyenda and the Reverend Jerome McCorry, of Dayton, respond to the latest developments in the 2014 Beavercreek Walmart shooting case.
The local chapter of Scouts for Equality celebrated a victory Monday as the national chapter of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) announced it would remove the ban on gay and lesbian adults from joining.