Journalism

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INVESTIGATIONS & DEEP DIVES 

‘Who owns Summit Lake’s story? And who is writing the ending?’

Akron protest organizer keeps showing up, derailing protests and spreading conspiracy theories

Reservoir Pool 1968 and Now: ‘We Lived in the Pool Every Day, All Summer Long:’

Akron Municipal Court reverses course, resumes some virtual eviction hearings

Akron’s police auditor needs more power, some citizens and council-members say

For domestic violence survivors, shame, abuse and patchwork of support services ‘make leaving really complicated’

Akron Public Schools has 13 police officers in schools. Here’s what they do.

‘A preventable disaster:’ Akron Art Museum employees, former chairman say museum’s leaders let them down

‘What’s Going On With This Lake?’ Addressing Infant Mortality with Akron’s Vulnerable Parents. 

One Neighborhood, 30 Languages: Building Community in North Hill 

‘A Road to Nowhere:’ How the Construction of the Innerbelt Displaced Thousands

Akronites with undocumented family members face years-long waits for answers

It’s Even Harder Than You Think When Your Kid is Addicted to Heroin

Profiles

Emilia Sykes wanted to be a dancer. Now she’s a powerful Ohio legislator.

Who was Brian Powers? Family and friends describe him as a “ball of light.”

Russ Neal has firm foundation in civil rights and community advocacy

Councilwoman Sharon Connor recalls her political struggles

Akron’s Steve Arrington on 30 Years of Advocacy for Men With HIV

Yoly Miller: Behind the Camera with a Grassroots Akron Cheerleader

At Shawarma Brothers, siblings serve ‘a little bit of home’

Interviews

Five Akronites on what it’s like to be Black and LGBTQ+

Rita Dove on Love, Race, Family and Akron History

‘It’s Never Too Late to Recover:’ Nine Akron Artists on Addiction, Recovery and Perseverance 

‘Loneliness Is A Terminal Disease’ uses poetry and dance to explore life with HIV

Honors/Awards

2020/2021 Reveal Investigative Fellow through the Reveal Center for Investigative Reporting.

Read more of Noor’s journalism at The Devil Strip.