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Presidential Advisory and Commemoration chair Roseann Chic Canfora giving her remarks about May 4th and the activism and advocacy still moving the Kent State student body today, at the May 4th Annual Commemoration on May 4, 2023.

53rd May 4 commemoration highlights modern-day student activism

Addison Foreman, Reporter May 4, 2023

Survivors, students and faculty gathered Thursday to commemorate the 53rd anniversary of May 4, 1970, the day the Ohio National Guard fired into a crowd of students protesting the Vietnam War, killing...

Todd Diacon poses with five of the nine wounded survivors from the May 4 shooting at a dedication ceremony for markers honoring the wounded.  
(L-R) Donald Scott Mackenzie, John Cleary, Thomas Grace, Todd Diacon, Joseph Lewis
Bottom: Dean Kahler

Nine markers dedicated to commemorate May 4 wounded

Alexandra Golden, Assigning Editor May 4, 2022

Nine former students, who were wounded on May 4, 1970, were honored during a dedication ceremony for markers placed at each spot near Taylor Hall where they were shot 52 years ago. Four other students...

Alan Canfora waves a black flag as the National Guard takes aim on May 4, 1970.

Blood Brothers: An eventful day has bonded nine men for life

Melissa Puppo May 4, 2015

In 13 seconds, 67 gunshots killed four Kent State students. Nine others also suffered gun shot wounds, endangering their lives.The nine wounded have become the voices of the fallen in effort to share the...

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