In 2007, the Oregon School Activities Association commissioned an independent investigation into accusations of racism and hate occurring during the previous year’s state basketball tournament at the University of Oregon. The investigation […]
On Nov. 19, Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted of charges stemming from his Aug. 25, 2020 killing of two antifascist protesters and severely wounding another during a protest for Jacob Blake in Kenosha, […]
On Nov. 9, late into the evening, the Newberg School Board voted 4-3 to remove Superintendent Dr. Joe Morelock. Two days later, on Nov. 11—Veterans Day—the community responded in protest outside of […]
Downtown Eugene’s “Crumb Together” targeted by anti-mask pair Editor’s Note: The article was updated to reflect that both individuals have been released. Ricki Scott Collin and Amy Verlee Hall were arrested on […]
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.
Jermelle Madison, Jr. Died in the Custody of the Clackamas County Jail. His Family Still Doesn’t Have Answers.
“How the hell do you diagnose him in jail, put him on meds, keep him there for five months in that ward?”
After their home was targeted in another hate crime, Xia Wang and Ben Christensen received an outpouring of support and strength from the community. Over the course of two days, neighbors, friends, […]
On Friday morning, the house of two local and outspoken civil rights advocates—Xia Wang and Ben Christensen— was vandalized, again. This was the fourth time it has been targeted according to the couple who believe that these are hate crimes.
“Black Trans women led the fight, in their honor Queers unite”