On Aug. 3, Black Unity returned to Jesse Maine Memorial Park to protest the Springfield Police Department–and the so-called Springfield Neighborhood Watch–hosted “National Night Out in your Neighborhood Park.”
Maxwell Adam Lewis, age 19, was arrested and booked into the Lane County Jail around 12:45 p.m. on August 1 by the Lane County Sheriff’s Office on a single count of 3rd Degree Criminal Mischief.
Allow me to start by saying: there is no gay handbook out there folks. You do not wake up one day instantly an all-knowing gay. There is no gay stork. No gay Santa Claus leaving presents with cards that read “To: Gay, Love: Santa.” Not even a goddamn courtesy call from your local coffee shop. Queer-hood has been a battle of self discovery that the likes of straight-hood has never seen.
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.
The Civilian Review Board is a committee selected by the Eugene City Council, composed of seven board members, the CRB’s purpose is to be an additional layer of accountability for the police. Their mission is to provide impartial oversight and review of civilian complaints and internal investigations, to ensure that complaints are handled fairly, building trust and confidence, while encouraging community involvement.
“Black Trans women led the fight, in their honor Queers unite”
In continuing their protest against the University of Oregon for deciding not to renew housing contracts for many graduate fellows during spring term’s finals week, the Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation, or GTFF […]
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.
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 […]