Following the Indigenous Solidarity with Black event, I tried to get over to Monroe Park as quickly as I could to meet up with the Pride event. Getting there, I realized they had already left; and not knowing where they were headed, I turned around to find other things to do with my remaining day. As I was walking, I spotted some people marching...
Many BIPOC voices will be heard at tomorrow's Eugene Human Rights Commision meeting tomorrow (July 7th) at 5:30 pm.
#JusticeforIsiah echoed throughout downtown Eugene tonight as hundreds of peaceful demonstrators circled the jail where the white male who perpetrated a vicious vehicular assault hate crime at a peaceful Black_Unity event was due to have been incarcerated.
EMERGENCY: HIT-&-RUN HATE CRIME AT KIDS’ MARCH. COMMUNITY, NOT COPS, FOUND THE PERP. #JusticeForIsiah
The driver of this Subaru, at 15 to 20 miles an hour, deliberately drove into Black_Unity organizer, Isiah Wagoner, so hard that his body spun and almost entirely went under the vehicle. He was taken by ambulance to a hospital. Isiah intends to press charges, but for over an hour, police refused to even detain the perpetrator, who was identified and located by activists — not by cops.
Personally, while I think it is certainly more encouraging that the City Manager authorized the permit and chose to make her public profile picture indicative of support of BLM than if her profile picture had a Confederate flag or a MAGA hat, if this same City Manager authorized the manipulative and belatedly announced “curfews” and the repeated and militarized response of EPD to peaceful protestors...
The following Guest Blog by Gracie is a direct copy and paste, verbatim, shared with her permission and is TIME-SENSITIVE: TODAY, 3 PM.
For Juneteenth yesterday, with a permit from the City of Eugene, local BIPOC artists and activists had painted Black Lives Matter in front of our federal courthouse, in yellow paint with black hand prints.
Reposted from Facebook by Boop Troop Eugene News Blog as a public service. I personally very strongly support completely demilitarizing Eugene Police Department...
More Discord musings from killagram91
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.
In this series of news briefs, I will be sharing articles and databases you can use to do your own research, for articles, press releases, and your own education. Our first focus is on: disciplinary reports documenting police misconduct and violence...
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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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