Wednesday, September 09, 2020
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
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Fifty years ago, on May 4, 1970, four unarmed college students were killed and nine wounded when the Ohio National Guard opened fire on Kent State University’s campus during a Vietnam War protest. It was a day that shocked the nation.
Northeast Ohio native and bestselling cartoonist Derf Backderf was 10 years old when the shooting occurred. In his latest graphic...
Tuesday, May 04, 2021, 7:30 p.m.
In March of 2011, protestors took to the streets in Syria to show solidarity with the growing pro-democracy movements in Libya, Egypt, and Tunisia. Across the region, these protests sparked a domino effect of citizens taking to the streets to...
Thursday, April 29, 2021, 12:00 p.m.
For years, researchers, experts, and journalists have raised alarm bells about the rising numbers of Northeast Ohio children presenting with elevated blood lead levels and lead poisoning. One study even found that the rates of lead poisoning in Ohio rivaled...
Tuesday, April 27, 2021, 12:00 p.m.
While the COVID-19 pandemic swept the globe over the last year, experts forecasted a "parallel pandemic" of declining mental health due to the stress, isolation, loneliness, and anxiety brought on by job loss, economic uncertainty, and work and social restrictions....
Friday, April 23, 2021, 12:30 p.m.
Joe Marinucci will retire from the Downtown Cleveland Alliance (DCA) at the end of April, after serving as President and CEO since its inception 16 years ago. Created in 2006, DCA manages services within a district that stretches from the...
Wednesday, April 21, 2021, 12:00 p.m.
The lack of public comment at Cleveland City Council meetings has been a source of resident anger and frustration for decades. Except for a brief time in the 1920s and 1930s when the city was under a city manager form...
Friday, April 16, 2021, 12:30 p.m.
Last year, the United States commemorated the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment. Women and men of all races, ethnicities, and identities fought for—and against—women’s right to vote. The national movement that led to the women's right...
Tuesday, April 13, 2021, 12:00 p.m.
The crisis in Venezuela has been making headlines for years. As violence erupts in the streets, people without food, water, or electricity have been fleeing the country in droves. Unsustainable economic practices compounded by Nicolás Maduro’s authoritarian reign has created...
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