Category: Local News & Events

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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...

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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.

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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...