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Four Arrested During Protest at PRIDE Parade

Walker Evans Walker Evans Four Arrested During Protest at PRIDE Parade

Protestors at the annual PRIDE Parade and Festival are not an uncommon sight, and are typically present to showcase anti-LGBTQ sentiment. But one group today took to the street to protest for different reasons, and the event resulted in police intervention and the arrest of four protestors. According to a post published on the International […]

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The Confluence Cast: Black Art in Columbus

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Black Art in Columbus

The art community in Columbus is a strong one. But there’s a large portion of it that you don’t see; specifically black art. Scott Woods created Holler to showcase the work of black artists across disciplines. In this week’s episode Scott discusses Holler and the impetus for it, the Columbus art scene as a whole, […]

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Remaining Poindexter Village Buildings to be Preserved by Ohio History Connection

Walker Evans Walker Evans Remaining Poindexter Village Buildings to be Preserved by Ohio History Connection

The Ohio History Connection Board of Trustees met yesterday to approve plans to adopt and preserve the two remaining buildings from the former Poindexter Village housing project on the city’s Near East Site. Most of the housing project was demolished in 2013 and is currently in the process of being replaced by a new community that includes a mix […]

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Eastgate neighborhood profiled in The Dispatch

Walker Evans Walker Evans

From The Dispatch: Diversity, space, mix of housing motivate residents to put down roots By Sherri Williams As racial barriers started to crack in the 1950s and housing options opened up for African-Americans in Columbus, there was only one area where Carlotta Ridgeway considered living — Eastgate. With its large lots, majestic trees, curved roads […]

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Mayor Coleman on the role of race in the campaign

 

Politico.com wrote In what ways do you think race has mattered in the campaign so far and what difference do you guess race will make in the end? Michael B. Coleman, Democratic mayor of Columbus, Ohio: “There’s no question that race has been a factor in this campaign. Surveys have shown that there are white […]

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