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A marker in memory of Christopher Davis, who was lynched in 1881 by a mob of White men. The marker is on Mulberry Street in Athens, Ohio.

New Historical Marker Memorializes Man Lynched In Athens

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — A new historical marker has been dedicated to a Black man from Athens County who was lynched in 1881. The marker sits on Mulberry Street in Athens, near the old South Bridge. It was installed Wednesday morning. A mob of approximately 30 White men lynched Davis the day before he was… Read More

Latest Quinnipiac Poll Shows Ohio Presidential Race In Virtual Tie

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A new Quinnipiac poll of registered voters shows Ohio may be a swing state once again. The race between President Trump and likely Democratic nominee Joe Biden is a virtual dead heat with a little over four months to go before the November election. Biden is at 46%. Trump – who won Ohio by eight points… Read More

How Are You Doing?

‘How are You Doing?’: COVID’s Impact on Zanesville, OH | “Playing For Time””

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How Are You Doing?’ is a video series crafted by WOUB’s Doug Swift to document the social, cultural, and economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on the Southeast Ohio region, all through a hyper-focused lens on live music venue, restaurant, and brewery Weasel Boy Brewing Company in Zanesville, OH. Installments will regularly be uploaded to WOUB Culture… Read More

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Stuart’s to Provide Virtual Performing Arts Camp July 6-August 14

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WOUB Digital · Stuart’s to Provide Virtual Performing Arts Camp July 6-August 14 Every summer, Stuart’s Opera House (52 Public Square, Nelsonville) provides a performing arts day camp experience for kids ages 12-18 that includes a wide variety of training from professional artists in the areas of theater, dance, and music. Due to the COVID-19… Read More

Suffragists picket in front of the White House. Washington, D.C., February 1917.

AMERICAN EXPERIENCE “The Vote” Commemorates Women’s Vote Centennial in 2020; July 6-7


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American Experience The Vote Commemorates Women’s Vote Centennial in 2020 New Documentary Explores the Arduous Battle That Finally Led to the Passage of the 19th Amendment  Narrated by Kate Burton, The Vote Features the Voices of Mae Whitman, Audra McDonald, Laura Linney and Patricia Clarkson  Premieres Monday and Tuesday, July 6-7, 2020 on PBS American… Read More