Boop Troop Eugene News strongly encourages public engagement in civic meetings. Here is a list of intended agenda items for future meetings of Eugene City Council...
The following is copy-paste of a publicly available Google Doc. (Some might be reticent to log into that site with their accounts as the document might be monitored, and anyone logged in can see anyone else logged in. Others might not know of this type of curated do-it-from-anywhere activism.)
Yesterday on Juneteenth, and in sharp contrast to the overt white supremacism here, the European Union Parliament formally declared, “Black Lives Matter,” in a denunciation of racism and white supremacy, in the EU and the US.
When we talk about institutionalized racism in policing, first and foremost that is omnipresent in the murders and brutality. It is also prevalent in charging and sentencing. Examining the pervasiveness of institutionalized racism in prison settings is part of examining institutionalized racism in policing.
As a lot of Boop Troop Eugene community-building happens via our Discord, it is worth knowing that its architects have our back. Here is their Juneteenth statement, verbatim.
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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