Protest Against Police Brutality

OAKLAND, Calif. (CNN) — Protesters have blocked a crucial intersection in Oakland, California near the city’s police headquarters. They are demanding an end to police killings of unarmed black people. The demonstrators have linked themselves together using chains. Another group of people have chained themselves to the doors of the police station. Several entrances to … Continue reading »

Hug Shared Around the World

(CNN) PORTLAND, Ore. — After so much ugliness following the Ferguson grand jury decision, a moment of humanity was captured on camera. This picture, taken at a protest in Portland, is being called the “hug shared around the world.” The 12-year old boy in the photo, Devonte Hart, was at the rally holding a sign … Continue reading »

People Protest Black Friday

EUGENE, Ore. — Black Friday is officially here and though many got their holiday shopping started early Thursday night, there was a whole other crowd out there Friday in protest. Despite the soggy conditions that afternoon, about two dozen people stood outside of the West 11th Walmart. They were protesting on behalf of workers who … Continue reading »

Eugene Police Prepares for Protests

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene Police Chief Pete Kerns says his department is making preparations for possible protests after the Michael Brown decision. The department has requested that groups give advance notice of possible demonstrations, though they are not required to do so. Kerns says EPD is very good at supporting protesters who want to express … Continue reading »

Dozens Rally Against Hateful Flyers

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield residents are taking a stand against what they say are hateful words popping up around town. “A Springfield individual distributed flyers at Springfield High School and at Native American and Latino events saying diversity is white genocide,” said Michael Carrigan, event organizer. The man taking responsibility for those flyers is retired … Continue reading »

Military Equipment Programs Under Review

FERGUSON, Mo. (CNN) — President Obama is ordering a review of federal programs that allow local law enforcement agencies to buy military equipment. The review comes on the heels of criticism about the heavy, military-style equipment that was brought out in Ferguson, Missouri in response to, at-times, violent protests. A senior administration official says the President has … Continue reading »

Three Arrested In Seneca Mill Protest

EUGENE, Ore. — Three people are in the Lane County jail Monday, accused of trespassing during a protest earlier at the Seneca Sawmill Company. Eugene police blocked off a stretch East Enid Road off Highway 99 North. The protestors marched outside the Seneca Sawmill Company singing songs, chanting, and making sure their voices were heard … Continue reading »

3 Arrested After Large Sawmill Protest

EUGENE, Ore. — Three people were arrested Monday morning after a large protest at the Seneca Sawmill Company in Eugene. Nearly 100 protestors from the activist groups, Cascadia Forest Defenders and Earth First!, took part in the demonstration around 10:30 a.m. Organizers say their goal was to draw attention to what they consider to be … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Day 2 at NCAA Championship

Devon Allen talks about the Oregon Men’s 4X400 semifinal relay before the protest and resolution came down Thursday: Mike Berry talks after the men’s relay on Thursday. His remarks came before ASU’s protest and resolution: We caught up with Arthur Delaney after he ran the men’s 4X400 semifinal relay Thursday. His comments came before ASU’s … Continue reading »

Supreme Court Rules Against Protestors

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — The Supreme Court of the United States has ruled unanimously against a group of protestors at the center of a court case stemming from President George W. Bush’s visit to Jacksonville in 2004. The protestors said the Secret Service tried to remove anti-Bush protestors, thus violating their First Amendment right. That’s because … Continue reading »

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