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The Activists and the Bureaucrats (Part II)

This is an ongoing story. Click here for Part 1. Eugene’s city-sponsored committee to reform policing met for the second time on Oct. 6. So far, the committee has yet to make any major...

Banners that were unfurled in front of Johnson Hall that read Disarm, Divest and Democratize around a larger banner that reads Reclaim UO 2

The Occupation of Johnson Hall, Day 1

As the crowd dwindled and Against Me!’s “Baby, I’m an Anarchist” played through a blown-out amplifier, the chained-up activists offered up a promise to those who wanted to participate in the occupation.

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PHOTOS: Black Unity Returns to Springfield

Black Unity and their followers were met by counter-protesters, including some members of the local so-called “patriot’s militia” which led to scuffles and at least one incident in which protesters were attacked with mace.

A collage of video feeds taken from a Zoom meeting hosted by the city of Eugene featuring local politicians, activists, and organizers. 3

The Activists and the Bureaucrats (Part I)

For the first time since “The Uprising” over police violence began, Eugene’s activists and local officials gathered together to create a plan for reforming police policy in the city.

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The Militia is Coming

There’s a long history of right-wing militia activity in Oregon, and the areas around Eugene are no different. For as long as Eugene has claimed itself as a progressive paradise, there have been neo-Nazis and white supremacists and militiamen around to counter that claim.

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Pride for Black Trans Lives

Despite the official Eugene Pride being canceled due to Covid restrictions, those with Pride & Allyship decided otherwise. With Black Trans lives under attack like never before, the Eugene community decided that they could no longer remain silent.