Rural Black Lives Matter Protests Inspire Next Steps

Released Wednesday, 22nd July 2020
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Black Lives Matter organizers in rural Oregon are figuring out next steps for their movements. In Bend, Riccardo Waites started the Central Oregon Back Leaders Assembly, a nonprofit aiming to reduce police violence and racial discrimination in the community’s schools. In Umatilla, Selene Torres-Medrano is organizing to keep School Resource Officers out of school districts. And in Hermiston, John Carbage is pushing local officials to talk about systemic racism, and the racial profiling he has experienced from local law enforcement.

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