In December 2020, Minor League Baseball shrank from 162 teams down to 120. The Eugene Emeralds, who have played in the city since 1955, made the cut. However, their facilities did not. […]
offer a space in Springfield that is both safe and welcoming for marginalized groups. They said that this space is a place for belonging and most importantly, esperanza – hope.
Editors note: This article has been updated to reflect new information. On Sept. 4, the message was made clear that The Church at Planned Parenthood is not welcome in Lane County. The […]
Editor’s Note: This article contains racist imagery and caricatures, which we have included to provide historical context for the subject matter.
The United States has a deep history of secret fraternal organizations — “Good ol’ boy” groups for the privileged white, Christian, middle-class men and others deemed worthy of inclusion. In other words, current-day chuds. These secretive boys clubs afford their members opportunities for camaraderie, entertainment, and networking.
“This gives me hope for the future.” That’s what one man at the Lane County Farmers Market said as the Rally for Afghanistan marched and chanted past him through the vendor-lined street. […]
According to “The Imposter Phenomenon,” an article in the International Journal of Behavior Science, what we now know as “imposter syndrome” was originally thought to only happen to professional women. “The Impostor […]
Come what may, the Portland Police Bureau wasn’t going to get involved. I couldn’t decide if that was a good or bad thing.
Black Unity, CLDC Amend Their Lawsuit Against Springfield Police, Alleging Surveillance and Arbitrary “Unlawful Assembly” Proclamations
According to the CLDC and BU, the lawsuit has been amended to “include claims of unlawful spying and viewpoint discrimination in violation of the First Amendment and a little used Oregon Law, ORS 181A.250.”
The report acknowledges that “the struggles of 2020”–meaning the pandemic, economic anxiety, civil unrest, and all that political street fighting–likely contributed to the rise in hate and bias crimes last year.
Given Oregon’s abhorrent history on race relations, it’s easy to assume the worst about the origins of the name “Swastika Mountain.”