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Activism Section :: Page 3

  • ‘Where do we go from here’— Martin Luther King Jr. Day program set

    Villagers once again braved one of the colder days of the year to march in commemoration of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., and in support of his ideals. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    Yellow Springs will celebrate Martin Luther King Day on Monday, Jan. 18, with the traditional, in-person MLK Day March, but the MLK Day program following the march will be offered in an online format; those planning to attend the online program must register in advance.

  • Sankofa Talk — An ‘All Lives Matter moment’

    Villagers, from left, Joan Chappelle, Cheryl Smith and Bomani Moyenda, and nearly 100 others attended a demonstration at the Greene County courthouse in Xenia on Monday evening to highlight the injustice of John Crawford’s death by police shooting at the Beavercreek Walmart in August. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    In the most recent installment of Bomani Moyenda’s column, “Sankofa Talk,” Moyenda recounts a tense interaction with an “All Lives Matter” proponent at a forum at Wilmington College.

  • Demonstrators, Village at odds

    Discussions between a group of anti-racist demonstrators and Village officials broke down this week after a letter from two Council members was met with a swift rebuke from organizers.

  • Source documents on local anti-racist action

    Read the documents referenced in the August 13 YS News story, “Demonstrators, Village at odds.”

  • ‘Empower Black Women’ — Hear speeches from weekend rally

    On Saturday, July 11, villagers met for the seventh weekend in an ongoing demonstration against racism and police brutality. Listen to speakers from the demonstration, which bore the theme “Empower Black Women.”

  • Sankofa Talk — Fighting ’til the last day

    Bomani Moyenda speaks about organizing with the activist group Greene County Citizens Against Giant Jail Tax ahead of the 2020 primary.

  • Music fest fundraiser to protect the Mud Run

    A fundraiser to help protect the Mud Run watershed, a network of waterways and wetlands located just north of Yellow Springs, is happening Saturday, Feb. 29, at the John Bryan Community Center.

  • Sing for Rev. Barber, Poor People’s Campaign stop

    The World House Choir is organizing a mass choir to sing as part of a Dayton-area stop by the Rev. William Barber and The Poor People’s Campaign on Thursday, April 23.

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