Category: Kent State

Posted on: September 27, 2021 Posted by: Hannah Davis Comments: 0

About the Kent State Museum’s Latest Exhibit on Black Hair

Art lovers in the Kent community can now explore all things related to Black hair, thanks to the Kent State University Museum’s new exhibition “TEXTURES: the history and art of Black hair.” The exhibition’s debut follows a four-year journey of research and curation. I caught up with the exhibition’s co-curators, professors Tameka Ellington Ph.D. and Joseph Underwood Ph.D., to talk about what visitors could expect from the exhibit.  What inspired…

Posted on: December 14, 2020 Posted by: Alex Gray Comments: 0

Kent State’s anti-racism task force holds first town hall

The KSU community came together to fight racism on campus after racist messages were written on the Rock. Over 250 people were on Zoom Thursday night for Kent State’s anti-racism task force town hall. This was the first public mass meeting of the committee since it’s creation in early September.  The task force was created after Black students protested against racist messages that were painted on the Rock  in August.…