Tag Archive: #blacklivesmatter

Should Corvallis Rename Avery Park?

  Making #blacklivesmatter in Oregon By Joseph Orosco   (July 3, 2015)   (Update 2018:  Since this post was first published there have been many developments in regard to Joseph Avery’s namesake in Corvallis.  In 2016, a process started at Oregon State to investigate the historical legacy of several buildings on campus, including Avery Lodge, to determine whether the figures…
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Violent Rhetoric Can Lead to Hate

By Javier Cervantes I went to bed Wednesday night saddened and in disgust. Yet another act of cowardly malice reared its ugly head again; this time the victims were members of the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina where Dylann Roof confessed to the brutal murder of nine church-goers .

Prayer for a Justice that Abolishes this Racist Society

By Chris Crass “It will be investigated as a hate crime” committed at nearly every level of U.S. society. This is a mass murder that screams throughout the history of this racist country. A mass murder of Black people at a historic Black church rooted in Black liberation struggle. 

Resignation is Not Enough

By Chris Crass No Black liberation people’s movement on the move, no resignation of officer in McKinney, TX. No video, no resignation. People in McKinney speaking out and demonstrating with national outcry and movement: resignation.

Insight Into the Rigid Mindset of White America

  By Paul Messersmith-Glavin From time to time, I get insights into the rigid mindset of white America and realize how some people will never change. Like my grade school friend who recently said she is all in favor of protesting, but also calls the Black youth of Baltimore “thugs” for their rebellion and actually tells people that’s a “race…
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