The Universal Declaration of Human Rights turns 70

Let's stand up for equality, justice and human dignity Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December – the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted, in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This year, Human Rights Day marks the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a milestone document … Continue reading The Universal Declaration of Human Rights turns 70

Action at Sedro Woolley Museum this Thursday, 9/5/2019

ACTION against racism and hate called by Black community members, PoCs and the Quakers:Sedro Woolley Museum is hosting a KKK memorabilia, and there is a meeting this Thursday 9/5/2019, 6:30 PM at the Sedro Woolley Museum (725 Murdock).Directions: Take I5 Cook Rd. Exit and head East apx 5 miles to traffic circle. Take 1st exit onto … Continue reading Action at Sedro Woolley Museum this Thursday, 9/5/2019

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/