MLK March Planned for Monday Morning

EUGENE, Ore. — Hundreds of people will march in Eugene and Springfield Monday to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. There’ll be a rally beginning at 9:00 a.m. in front of the north gate of Autzen Stadium. Then people will march from Autzen Stadium to the Shedd Institute. Local NAACP leaders say they expect a few … Continue reading »

Protesters March for Eric Garner

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Dozens took the streets of downtown Corvallis on Saturday, showing their support for those affected by the deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri and Eric Garner in New York City. The protesters marched around the city for hours, at one point stopping traffic. “The injustice that’s happening across the country should be addressed … Continue reading »

OSU Marches Against Racism

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Students at Oregon State University are taking action, saying racism is unacceptable. Hundreds of people marched for social justice on Wednesday after two racist messages were found on campus. Just over a week ago, graffiti was found in a bathroom on OSU’s campus that read: “Only good Indian is a dead Indian.” … Continue reading »

Students March for Education Funding

SALEM, Ore.– Hundreds of students from more than 15 schools marched to the Capitol steps to ask legislators to make higher education more affordable. At the rally in Salem, students demanded increases to higher education budgets including: $850 million for universities, $510 million for community colleges, $15 million for the Oregon Opportunity Grant, Oregon’s only … Continue reading »

NAACP MLK March and Ceremonies

EUGENE, Ore. — Communities all over Lane County celebrated Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday Monday. One of the biggest and high-profile celebrations was the NAACP’s march traveling through Eugene. Lane County’s NAACP chapter lead the march through the fog and frost morning as hundreds gathered to honor MLK with their signs, presence and songs. The … Continue reading »