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Beyond Yellow Springs Section :: Page 2
John Crawford III is not forgotten. That was the main message Monday evening at a memorial along Pentagon Boulevard, outside the Walmart where Crawford, a 22-year-old black man, was shot and killed by a white Beavercreek police officer five years ago.
Private equity firms now own more than one-third of major news outlets in the U.S. Working journalists have declined by half in a decade. And half of all Americans don’t get news from the community in which they live.
Yellow Springs was well represented Friday, July 12, as an estimated 300-some people from the Dayton area gathered in that city’s Courthouse Square as part of a nationwide vigil seeking the closure of immigrant detention camps in the U.S.
The news came by email. Subject line: “Welcome to the Academy.” For a moment villager Steve Bognar was stumped. “The Academy? The Taekwondo Academy in Fairborn?” he joked in an interview at his Yellow Springs home this week.
On the 137th day of a planned 155-day walk across the country, a small group of Native American activists stopped last week at Antioch College to talk about the issues that led them to spend five months on the road.
On Monday, July 15, Antioch College will host an Artificial Intelligence Symposium from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Eichelberger Forum Main Stage at the Dayton Metro Library.
The American Psychologist magazine, published by the American Psychological Association, recently featured the work of villager and artist David Battle on the cover of its May-June issue.
Around 60 protesters gathered near the office of Congressman Mike Turner (R-Dayton), on Tuesday, July 2, as part of a nationwide protest at 184 locations to demand action on the inhumane treatment of immigrants.
Sterling Wright, 67, has spent much of his adult life away from his hometown. A professional basketball player who played briefly for the former ABA and the NBA, he was enticed away from the U.S. in 1975 to play the sport professionally in France.
Last month, a whiteboard in the heated greenhouse at Oasis Aqua Farms in Beavercreek Township boasted a variety of fresh, organically grown greens and herbs available that day. Then came the tornado.