“It’s important to share the stories from all folks fighting for human rights, regardless of their backgrounds, jobs, race, or color of skin. Human rights are for everyone.”
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.
Saying goodbye–a real, tearful, honest, final goodbye–is one of the hardest things to do.
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.
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.
The May 2 march paid homage to the three Eugenians killed by EPD in 2019.
Content Warning: There is a considerable amount of profanity in this article.
This third of a series of Ham Slam Pig Roasts took place at Monroe Park on April 10. When one hears “Ham Slam” it would be completely reasonable to think of grilling […]