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While talking about the artwork presented in Project Human X, Cree Sahidah Glanz said “The art is like a medium of appreciation and a way to communicate.” Glanz and her husband, Marquez Scoggin, started this business in Nov. 2019 in hopes of bringing people of all races together as human beings.

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September 27, 2020
SIU alumnus, Marquez Scoggin, holds his daughter while giving a tour of Project Human X on Sept. 22, 2020. “When we open our doors, our doors are open to everyone,” Scoggin said about his and Cree Sahidah Glanz’s business.

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September 27, 2020
SIU alumna, Cree Sahidah Glanz, hands out blank canvases at Project Human X on Sept. 22, 2020.

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September 27, 2020
Project Human X features a glow in the dark art wall on Sept. 22, 2020. “COVID-19 has forced us to become more creative,” Marquez Scoggin said about his and Cree Sahidah Glanz’s business.

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September 27, 2020
Project Human X features a glow in the dark art wall on Sept. 22, 2020. “COVID-19 has forced us to become more creative,” Marquez Scoggin said about his and Cree Sahidah Glanz’s business.

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September 27, 2020
Marquez Scoggin and Cree Sahidah Glanz, opened the doors to Project Human X in Nov. 2019 in hopes of bringing individuals of all races together as human beings. While speaking about the business logo, Scoggin said Inside this logo, theres every letter of the alphabet, if you look at it from different perspectives.

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September 27, 2020
SIU’s Craft Shop welcomes its visitors with signs, paintings, and sculptures on Sept. 17, 2020. The Craft Shop is open on Mondays from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., Tuesdays through Fridays from 12:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., and Saturdays from 12:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. The Craft Shop can be found downstairs in the Student Center.

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September 27, 2020
Women for Change’s Vice President, Deborah Woods, picks out weeds from the Women for Change Garden. Sept. 10, 2020. (Tiffany Young | @photographybytiffa)

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September 20, 2020
Kate Heist (pictured) pulls out the herb drying rack. She is in charge of the Women for Change Garden. This community garden is open every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Carbondale. Sept. 10, 2020.

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September 20, 2020
The Marion Carnegie Library features a door full of yarn during Teen Craft Night on Aug. 26, 2020.

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September 8, 2020
On Aug. 26, 2020, the Marion Carnegie Library held a Teen Craft Night. During this event, the teenagers paintings from previous weeks were displayed on the wall.

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September 8, 2020
During Teen Craft Night at the Marion Carnegie Library, Anthony Mondzelewski, 16, uses scissors to cut a photo of Glaceon from Pokémon before turning it into shrink art on Aug. 26, 2020.

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September 8, 2020
With the coronavirus, many events have been canceled, but that didn’t stop the Blessing of the Jeeps from occurring. “I’m really glad they’ve been able to have it. It’s smaller than it would’ve been I’m sure, but they have a beautiful weather day for it and a great turn out,” said Teresa Gilbert, Executive Director of Bald Knob Cross of Peace Aug. 15, 2020

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August 17, 2020
Jeeps line up for their picture and blessing Aug. 15, 2020 at Bald Knob Cross in Alto Pass Il.

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August 17, 2020
Jeeps line up for a blessing Aug. 15, 2020 at Bald Knob Cross in Alto Pass Il.

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August 17, 2020
”The purpose is to have the Blessing of the Jeeps. The original purpose was to have it in the Spring and to blast the jeepers for the Jeep season,” said Bald Knob Cross of Peace Executive Director, Teresa Gilbert. The original event was scheduled for May 9, but it was postponed due to the coronavirus. 
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August 17, 2020
The first row of Jeeps gather on the hillside of Bald Knob Cross of Peace for the Blessing of the Jeeps event on Aug. 15, 2020

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August 17, 2020
Mandi Ratliff, Shannon Hicks, J.J. Naas, and Charlie Parton pose after parking their 2010 Jeep Islander at the first ever Blessing of the Jeeps at Bald Knob Cross of Peace. Aug. 15, 2020

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August 17, 2020
Jeeps from various locations gather together to line up at the Blessing of the Jeeps event in Alto Pass, Ill.

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August 17, 2020
Jeeps from across the country line up to be guided to a parking spot at the Blessing of the Jeeps event at Bald Knob Cross of Peace  Aug. 15, 2020

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August 17, 2020
Jeeps await a blessing at Bald Knob Cross in Alto Pass Aug. 15, 2020

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August 17, 2020
Amanda Schneid and Chaz Stortz of Burfordville, Mo. pose after traveling about an hour and a half to the Blessing of the Jeeps event in Alto Pass, Ill. “I think everyone needs blessed” Stortz said on Aug. 15, 2020

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August 17, 2020
On Saturday Aug. 15, Paul Cochran and Frances Cochran volunteer to sell merchandise at the Blessing of the Jeeps event at Bald Knob Cross of Peace.

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August 16, 2020
Helping sponsor the first ever Blessing of the Jeeps event on Aug. 15 is Jeep’N Shawnee and Absher-Arnold in Marion Aug. 15, 2020

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August 16, 2020
Amanda Schneid (left) and Chaz Stortz (right) pose while waiting for the blessing  on  the radio Aug. 15, 2020

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August 16, 2020
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