This collection is the result of an invitation to Allegheny College Community members to submit their creative works that best convey their experiences and express their thoughts and feelings during the period of social unrest of 2020. The collection shares these items as a way to build understanding, strengthen our community, foster human connection, and preserve personal accounts of these troubling events for future generations and scholarly research.

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  • Class Virtual Protest 

    Scerbo, Rosita; Creamer, Daphne (Allegheny College (Meadville, Pa.), 2020-07-09)
    In collaboration with my students in the course LS 193 04 Women and Ethnic Minorities in the Time of Coronavirus (Social Justice Seminar Series) we created and performed a CLASS VIRTUAL PROTEST. Students investigated the ...
  • Black Lives Matter: Breonna Taylor Protest 

    Anonymous (Allegheny College (Meadville, Pa.), 09/25/2020)
    BLM - Breonna Protest; Campus Center Lobby Entrance; September 25, 2020
  • Candlelight Vigil for African Countries October 2020 

    Anonymous
    Candlelight Vigil for African Countries initiated by students via social media. Vigil took place outside of the Campus Center's lobby entrance on the evening of October 28, 2020.
  • Breonna Taylor Candlelight Vigil September 2020 Messages 

    Ruth Andel (Allegheny College (Meadville, Pa.), 10/13/2020)
    Images taken in the Student Life Suite of the Campus Center on 10/13/2020 of signs and posters retrieved and saved after the candlelight & pajama vigil on 9/24/2020. The vigil was a gathering on the Gator Quad outside the ...
  • Untitled 

    Anonymous
    I was hanging signs on campus and came across the remnants of an event that had happened in reaction to the Breonna Taylor indictment announcements. I was moved by seeing everything and regretful I hadn't known it had ...

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