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“A Quest Toward Liberation: Examining Angela Y. Davis” with Dr. Sharon Lynette Jones

Join the National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center and Wright State University Professor of English Language and Literature Dr. Sharon Lynette Jones for "A Quest Toward Liberation," during which Dr. Jones will share her research on renowned scholar Angela Davis. Dr. Jones is the editor of Conversations with Angela Davis, a book exploring Davis's role as an educator, scholar, and ... Read More

Sempre Libera: Finding Freedom and Feminism in La Traviata

This panel offers a fresh perspective on La Traviata, and explores thematic connections to contemporary life in Toledo, by examining the character arc of Violetta, a powerful woman in a culture dominated by men, in the bloom of her life yet facing impending death. Violetta's lifelong pursuit of freedom on her own terms is reflected in the opportunities and challenges facing women and ... Read More

A Symposium for “TEXTURES: the history and art of Black hair”

Kent State University Museum 515 Hilltop Dr, Kent, Ohio

This Kent State University Museum symposium is convened in conjunction with the exhibition TEXTURES: the history and art of Black hair. The exhibition runs from September 10, 2021 - August 14, 2022, and synthesizes research in history, fashion, art, and visual culture to reassess the “hair story” of peoples of African descent. This symposium surrounds these histories and convenes thinkers ... Read More

Book Discussion: “THE GREAT DISSENTER: The Story of John Marshall Harlan, America’s Judicial Hero” by Peter S. Canellos

Ohio History Center 800 E. 17th Ave, Columbus, Ohio

Join the National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center, the Ohio History Connection, and Ric Sheffield, the Director of Kenyon's Law & Society Program and the John Adams Summer Scholars Program for an engaging book talk featuring award-winning author Peter S. Canellos. Learn more about his newest release, THE GREAT DISSENTER: The Story of John Marshall Harlan, America's Judicial Hero. Almost ... Read More

After the Lines Are Drawn

YWCA’s lunch & learn series continues with After the Lines Are Drawn, a virtual talk with Kathleen Chaffee Gaige, Chair of the Voter Services Committee at League of Women Voters Greater Youngstown on redistricting. Register here.

The Civilian Conservation Corps & the Origins of Mohican State Park

Cleo Redd Fisher Museum 203 E Main St, Loudonville, Ohio

In July of 1935, the Civilian Conservation Corps started work at Camp Mohican. Housed at the newly established camp five miles southwest of Loudonville, members of CCC Company 1570 worked on a State Forest project that in time would restore the land to what it might have looked like before settlement and farming. CCC historian, Cyrus Moore, will join the ... Read More

“Wildlife Photographer: The Life of Karl Maslowski” Premiere

Cincinnati Nature Center 4949 Tealtown Road, Milford, Ohio

Wildlife Photographer: The Life of Karl Maslowski is a one-hour documentary about one of Cincinnati’s most acclaimed nature writers, photographers, and filmmakers. Karl Maslowski (1913 – 2006) helped introduce generations of Americans to the natural world through his newspaper columns, wildlife photographs, and pioneering films. The documentary combines archival photographs and film, interviews, and HD video for a compelling look at ... Read More

Central Ohio Restored Citizens Collective: “Apart” Film Screening

Cameron Mitchell Hall Culinary Theater 250 Cleveland Ave, Columbus, Ohio

Join the Central Ohio Restored Citizens Collective for a screening of Apart, an Ohio Humanities-funded documentary about three formerly incarcerated mothers jailed for drug-related charges, fighting to overcome alienation—and a society that labels them “felons”—and readjust to life with their families. Click here to register.

Stand Against Racism

YWCA Mahoning Valley 25 West Rayen Avenue, Youngstown, Ohio

Join YWCA Mahoning Valley as we define and discuss topics from the Stand Against Racism Challenge. Enjoy light refreshments, ask questions and learn ways to take action for racial equity. Register here.

Ohioana Book Festival

The 2022 Ohioana Book Festival will bring readers of all ages and Ohio writers together virtually for a series of educational and entertaining programs that celebrate Ohio literature and literary culture. The main festival will be held April 29 to May 1, with 112 Ohio authors participating in both live and recorded panel discussions and conversations, with special programming for ... Read More

Finding Harmony

Lower.com Field 96 Columbus Crew Way, Columbus, Ohio

David Brown, founder and creative director of the Columbus-based Harmony Project, will turn thousands of voices in the stadium into a united chorus within a matter of minutes as ABC, Disney, and John Legend's Get Lifted Film Company will tape the pilot finale for a new music-based reality show. No musical experience is required to participate. You do not have ... Read More

This Land is Whose Land?

YWCA Mahoning Valley 25 West Rayen Avenue, Youngstown, Ohio

Cynthia Connolly, Director of Programming at City Club of Cleveland will speak at YWCA for This Land is Whose Land?, a talk on Indigenous “erasure” and Native American representation. Register here.

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