America Must Change its White Supremacist Criminal (In)justice System

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

WANTED: Ed Bereal for Disturbing the Peace

The Whatcom Museum is proud to present the work of Bellingham-based artist Ed Bereal for his first museum retrospective, Wanted: Ed Bereal for Disturbing the Peace, which chronicles the full scope of the artist’s diverse practice. Read full article here Claassen, C. (2019, August 16). WANTED: Ed Bereal for Disturbing the Peace. Retrieved August 16, … Continue reading WANTED: Ed Bereal for Disturbing the Peace

Hate crime on the rise in Seattle Washington state, study finds

Hate crimes rose 78% between 2013 and 2017 in Washington state, according to a new study that shows this state saw the nation’s ninth-largest rise in bias crime during that time period... Read full article here Clarridge, Christine. “Hate Crime on the Rise in Seattle and Washington State, Study Finds.” The Seattle Times, July 9, 2019. https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/crime/hate-crime-on-the-rise-in-seattle-and-washington-state-study-finds/