Akron writer waits 61 years to publish ‘spooktacular’ tale

“From the beginning, Spooklin was not like the other little spooks and goblins…” And so begins Spooklin, a ghost story and children’s book 61 years in the making. In the story, a ghost named Spooklin runs away from the Kingdom of Boo because he doesn’t want to wear the same sheet as everyone else. (Yes, it’s […]

There is no Pride without protest

As Cleveland hosts its second Pride festival this month, a shadow looms over LGBTQ celebrations in Ohio—a shadow that was cast during the Pride celebration in Columbus last week. Four protesters (#TheBlackPride4) were arrested during a peaceful demonstration at Columbus Pride. The protesters were part of a small group who requested seven minutes of silence […]