How Seattle protesters went from the streets to the ballot box

They've moved from the front lines of the Black Lives Matter protests into the ranks of people advocating for change by voting. Kyle Daniels (KD Cutz), 31, outside of his home in Seattle on Oct. 27, 2020. Daniels is a producer and artist in Seattle.(Dorothy Edwards/Crosscut) Full article: Sowersby, Shauna. “How Seattle Protesters Went from … Continue reading How Seattle protesters went from the streets to the ballot box

Western States Center Democracy Defense Fund

We set a goal to recruit 45 new grassroots donors by next Tuesday and we’re almost halfway there. Donate just $3 today to the Democracy Defense Fund.Why are we building up this fund? Because we know that when we demonstrate a united front, we can hold the line against organized attacks on our democracy. It’s … Continue reading Western States Center Democracy Defense Fund

Black Lives Matter founder finds hope in global protests over George Floyd’s killing

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

Rallies in Support of Black Lives Matter and Ferndale Police Draw Hundreds to Downtown

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/.

C.T. Vivian, Civil Rights Leader And Champion Of Nonviolent Action, Dies At 95

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.

Rep. John Lewis, A Force In The Civil Rights Movement, Dead At 80

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.

AG’s Hate Crimes Working Group releases recommendations to Legislature

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

Lynden for BLM Community Event — Saturday, June 27th 2-4PM

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