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This Week in Photos: February 12

February 12, 2020
Yvonne Gay
Seven women dance in full skirts and a man dances with them on stage.
Afro-Puerto Rican dance group Instituto Folclórico Puertorriqueño Rafael Cepeda Atiles celebrates percussion-driven music and dance in Finney Chapel. Photo credit: Yevhen Gulenko

 

A singing group performs on stage in a dark coffeehouse.
Guest performer KAINA gives a concert in the Cat in the Cream Coffeehouse. Photo credit: Jack Lichtenstein ’23

 

A large group of students sit in a circle.
Donna Akiba Harper ’75 and Kofi Lomotey ’74 returned to campus and Afrikan Heritage House to speak with students about their experiences on campus and life outside of Oberlin. Photo credit: Yvonne Gay

 

A man stands in front of a blackboard holding a piece of chalk.
Cuban Ambassador José Ramón Cabañas Rodríguez discusses the future of United States and Cuban government relations. Photo credit: Dale Preston ’83

 

A man holds and inspects a medium sized wooden structure.
Professor of Studio Art and Africana Studies Johnny Coleman handmakes shotgun structures and stools for the In Celebration of Toni Morrison: A Gesture of Love and Reflection event to be held in Oberlin on the late author’s birthday, February 18. Photo credit: John Seyfried

 

An actor looks upset with another actor looking away in the distance.
Collective Rage: A Play in 5 Betties takes place in the Irene and Alan Wurtzel Theater. The play portrayed the lives of five very different New York women named Betty. Photo credit: John Seyfried

 

A group of children sit on the floor in an athletic facility with college athletes standing in front of them.
Oberlin College student athletes and coaches meet in Williams Field House with Play Like a Girl participants to celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports Day. Photo credit: Courtesy of Oberlin College Athletics

 

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