A canvas for catharsis has emerged at Pioneer Square in downtown Portland, Oregon. Public art for healing, unity, and action has transformed the boards on the Apple iStore and across from the Louis Vuitton store on SW Yamhill, between SW 4th and 5th Ave in downtown Portland into statements of grief and resolutions to pursue justice.
In addition to, of course, being welcome and sought for BoopTroopEugene News’ blog, artists from BIPOC communities and BLM movements are welcome and sought for some forthcoming art projects, in a variety of media.
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Justice in Motion, Film and Commentary by Krisilyn Tony Frazier of Ypsilanti, Michigan & Remy of BTE
In the fight for justice, dancers artists and MC’s join together to create a visual arts film focused on the Black Lives Matter movement. Through creative expression this film is an artistic response to systematic oppression and police brutality.
Most charges will not be prosecuted against Portland BLM activists, says brand new Multnomah County DA
4-page policy released today outlines presumptively declining to prosecute most lower-level charges, and taking tumultuous circumstances into account for most higher charges. The new DA is an ally who acknowledges that most charges were unnecessary, exaggerated, and context-derived.
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