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Kent State Trumbull Hosts Discussion on Black Lives Matter and Blue Lives Matter Campaigns

On Wednesday, Feb. 8, Kent State University at Trumbull will host “On the Matter of Lives,” a community discussion about the issues associated with both Black Lives Matter and Blue Lives Matter campaigns.

The panelists for the discussion, scheduled to begin at 7 p.m., will include Capt. Daniel Zampelli of the Akron City Police Department; Stanley Smith, professor, retired police officer and visiting lecturer in the Department of Disaster Science and Emergency Services at the University of Akron; and Molly Merryman, film documentarist and director of the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality at Kent State.

Lance Grahn, dean and chief administrative officer of Kent State Trumbull, will serve as forum moderator.

The free public event, sponsored by Kent State Trumbull’s Diversity in Action Council, will be in the Kent State Trumbull Auditorium in the classroom/administration building, 4314 Mahoning Ave. N.W., in Warren. Guests are invited to a reception following the discussion.

Sign language interpreters will be present. Free T-shirts will be available at the door for Kent State Trumbull students.

For more information about the event contact Bill Burgess, marketing coordinator, at 330-412-7490 or visit www.kent.edu/trumbull.