Category: Local News & Events


Who is listening?

Springfield’s mayor addresses his top priorities and makes promises to open a dialogue with the BIPOC community. Since January, Sean VanGordon has been Springfield’s interim mayor following a tumultuous few months after Christine Lundberg...


Honoring Juneteenth

On June 19,  Honoring our New Ethnic Youth, or H.O.N.E.Y, and Xcape Dance Company held the second Official Juneteenth Celebration at Alton Baker Park from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.


Black Unity Faces Opposition During March

After a significant hiatus from marching in the streets, Black Unity—with a depleted roster since their last march—led a solidarity march for George Floyd and Daunte White on April 17.  With people beginning to...