As part of our coverage of the 50th anniversary of the May 4, 1970, shootings at Kent State University, we would like to hear and share your thoughts and memories of the tragedy, regardless of where you were that day.
How did May 4 impact you and your family? How did it impact our community? How should it be remembered?
Share your stories at https://tinyurl.com/May-4-memories. Submissions also can be sent via mail to the Akron Beacon Journal, May 4 Memories, 388 S Main St. Suite 720, Akron, OH 44311.
Submissions should be 500 words or less and may be edited for length and content. Only submissions received by April 10, 2020, will be considered for publication.
We’re also seeking photos of you from then and now to go along with your stories. Please send photos to May4@thebeaconjournal.com.
The submissions could be used in print publications and online postings by the Record-Courier, the Akron Beacon Journal, and their affiliates in the USA TODAY Network.