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Longtime villager, Quaker and former Yellow Springs News co-owner Peg Champney stands at the corner of Livermore Street and Xenia Avenue, part of an ongoing peace protest.
About 300 citizens packed the cafeteria of Greenon High School Feb. 1, voicing public opposition to a limestone quarrying plan a few miles north of Yellow Springs.
At least 65 local protesters “took the knee” for racial justice last Saturday.
They’ve been dressing up in chicken suits each Monday and visiting downtown Dayton with signs suggesting that U.S. Representative Mike Turner, whose regional office is there, might be “a chicken” for not meeting yet this year with local constituents in a town hall setting.
I’ve noticed that many around us are feeling overwhelmed and fatigued. Through listening, I’ve learned that what many of us are experiencing in this intensity for the first time is what billions of people of color feel each and every day.
After a 3½-year moratorium on executions, Ohio prison officials are preparing to put convicted killer Ronald Phillips to death on Tuesday, July 26. Villager Carl Hyde plans to be in vigil outside Lucasville Prison.
Megan Bachman has been banking with U.S. Bank since she was 15 years old. “It was the first account I ever had,” she said. But last Saturday, Feb. 4, she decided to move her money elsewhere.
Local preparation for last weekend’s Women’s March on Washington may have been as significant for many Yellow Springs women, and for the community at large, as the actual march itself.
Yellow Springs resident Rebecca Potter has organized a rally in Dayton this Sunday to protest the Trump administration’s immigration ban on Syrian refugees and people seeking entry to the United States from several other predominantly Muslim countries.
Photographs tell some of the story of the Women’s March on Washington, a show of solidarity, support for women’s rights and protest against the policies and stances of President Trump. Here, we’ve gathered images from Yellow Springs, Dayton, D.C. and elsewhere.