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Newest Exhibit in Emily Davis Gallery Explores Current Social Climate

Danny Lyon, “John Lewis in Cairo, Illinois,” 1963, Gelatin silver print, printed later, 11 x 14 inches.

By LeKesha Parkman, Special Editions Editor

September 22, 2020

The newest exhibit in the Emily Davis Gallery, “Bearing Witness: A Response to Current Events by Regional Photographers” opened on Aug. 24 and is available to the public until Oct. 9. Photographers Autumn Bland, Aja Joi Grant, Christopher Mason and Omid Tavakoli explore current event topics su...

Kenyette Tisha Barnes Speaks About Oppression, Activism

Kenyette Tisha Barnes spoke about her role in the #MuteRKelly movement.

By Elizabeth Heckler, Social Media Editor

March 9, 2020

In an event hosted by The University of Akron’s Women’s Studies Program, Kenyette Tisha Barnes spoke about the #MuteRKelly movement on Mar. 3 in the Jean Howard Taber Student Union. Barnes is a political strategist and CEO of Nia Vizyon, LLC., a social justice lobbying firm. She co-founded the...