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Students head to downtown Eugene for vigil supporting the family of Michael Brown

The Community Alliance of Lane County organized a vigil at 5 p.m. this evening in the Wayne Morse Free Speech Plaza on the corner of Eighth Avenue and Oak Street in Eugene. The event was attended in part by members of local social justice organizations and student groups such as …

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ACLU forum about EPD’s anti-bias policy sparks discussion among citizens and minority leaders

The Oregon chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union” hosted a Civil Conversation at the Eugene Public Library Thursday evening. The union met to discuss  the Eugene Police Department’s efforts to reduce bias and discrimination against minorities. The featured speakers were Eric Richardson, president of the Lane County National Association for …

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Eugene community speaks out for Trayvon Martin, local implications

Community members gathered Monday to stand against “social injustice,” sparked by the killing of 17-year-old African-American Trayvon Martin.

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