What we learned and why we went to Kent State and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

By Evan Heichelbech, F/G Scholar

It’s impossible to adequately study protest in the United States without discussing the Vietnam War era of dissent. The late 1960’s through the early 1970’s was a formative time for Americans when it came to exercising their First Amendment rights, and the height of the tension came on May 4, 1970 at Kent State University. Continue reading What we learned and why we went to Kent State and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

The May 4 Visitor Center at Kent State University

By Lillie Eastham, F/G Scholar

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The May 4 Visitor Center at Kent State serves as both a memorial to those that died on May 4th and a museum about the United State’s political climate at the start of the 1970’s. Continue reading The May 4 Visitor Center at Kent State University