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May 1st Workshop Schedule

Saturday, May 1st in the Kent State Student Center


10am-11am:  Coffee/Welcome

11am-12pm:  Gene Young: Jackson State shooting eyewitness

12pm-1pm:    One People’s Project: A presentation on the Far Right

1pm-2pm:     Kent NAACP: Activism 101, advocacy and activism at Kent State,  community organizing, petitioning, coalition-building, and political education.

2pm-3pm:    LUNCH*

3pm-4pm:   Dr. Chris McVay and several students will be speaking about their annual trip to Memphis, TN to restore Zion Christian Cemetery, a historically significant but long neglected African American cemetery.

4pm-5pm:  Women’s Liberation Collective: A workshop on the struggle for sexual assault policy reform on university campuses

5pm-6pm:   The History of White Supremacy in America with Marquis Belton

  • *A free lunch will be provided for those who need it. Also, a map of recommended and affordable restaurants will be available upon arrival.


Evening Events:

7:30pm:  Free documentary showing in the KIVA on the KSU campus. Fire in the Heartland: Kent State, May 4th, and Student Protest in America.

9:00pm: Kent Anti-Racist Action’s Annual Night of Remembrance benefit show featuring In a Circle, Professor Greenhouse, Poetry by Dan Gallik and Eliza Wild, and more TBA. By donation at the door, located at Checkers N’ Trophies- 352 West Elm St. in Kent. All ages.

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