For Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza the global outpouring of protests and activism following the alleged murder of George Floyd while in Minneapolis police custody has been heartening and makes her hopeful for the future Go to full article... Berkley, Gail. “Black Lives Matter Founder Finds Hope in Global Protests over George Floyd’s Killing.” … Continue reading Black Lives Matter founder finds hope in global protests over George Floyd’s killing
My Ferndale News. “Rallies in Support of Black Lives Matter and Ferndale Police Draw Hundreds to Downtown,” August 1, 2020. https://myferndalenews.com/rallies-in-support-of-black-lives-matter-and-ferndale-police-draw-hundreds-to-downtown_105757/.
Dwyer, Colin. “C.T. Vivian, Civil Rights Leader And Champion Of Nonviolent Action, Dies At 95.” NPR.org, July 17, 2020. https://www.npr.org/2020/07/17/892223763/c-t-vivian-civil-rights-leader-and-champion-of-nonviolent-action-dies-at-95.
Snell, Kelsey, Audie Cornish, and Suzanne Nuyen. “John Lewis, A Force In The Civil Rights Movement, Dead At 80 : NPR,” July 17, 2020. https://www.npr.org/2020/07/17/792579944/rep-john-lewis-a-force-in-the-civil-rights-movement-dead-at-80.
Announcement: ATG Multidisciplinary Hate Crime Advisory Working Group. (July 1, 2020). AG’s Hate Crimes Working Group releases recommendations to Legislature | Washington State. Washington State Office of the Attorney General. https://www.atg.wa.gov/news/news-releases/ag-s-hate-crimes-working-group-releases-recommendations-legislature https://agportal-s3bucket.s3.amazonaws.com/Report%20of%20the%20Hate%20Crimes%20Advisory%20Working%20Group_0.pdf
March from Lynden High School, stopping at Lynden City Hall and Lynden Police Department. Organizers will be speaking on the Black Lives Matter movement. Please wear your masks!
Public · Hosted by Olivia Rick -- Invite Saturday, June 27, 2020 at 2:00 PM – 4:00 PMLocation: 4th and Grover Please come out and bring your family! Since we "outgrew" our previous location we will be meeting at the memorial part at 4th and Grover this Saturday. We will have cardboard and markers for … Continue reading Lynden for BLM Community Event — Saturday, June 27th 2-4PM
WWU Professor of Political Science Vernon Johnson on our quest for racial justice. (6/8/2020). https://soundcloud.com/790-kgmi/6-8-2020-wwu-professor-of-political-science-vernon-johnson-on-our-quest-for-racial-justice
In the midst of the corona virus pandemic the United States is experiencing tremendous instability as all of our institutions are stressed in response to the crisis. A lot of things are undergoing rapid change in response to corona, but our racial cleavages are not changing. They're simply being more deeply exposed. And in these … Continue reading America Must Change its White Supremacist Criminal (In)justice System