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Panelists Mark O'English, Sylvia Bullock and Amir Gilmore discuss the history of holidays at WSU and how to celebrate them in a respectful and culturally sensitive manner.

CCE hosts history of holidays discussion panel

Nick Gibson, Evergreen roots editor September 16, 2021

On Sept. 14, the Center for Civic Engagement held their first Public Square event of the school year, “Holidays at WSU: Thanksgiving to Juneteenth.”  The Public Square initiative is an ongoing...

The organization has no formal leaders or membership requirements, just community members advocating for racial justice.

Palouse CORE to commemorate Juneteenth this weekend

SAYDEE PHOTHIVONGSA, Evergreen reporter June 18, 2021

The Palouse Council on Racial Equity will honor Juneteenth at 6 p.m on Saturday at Paradise Creek Brewery in the Trailside Taproom.  Juneteenth recognizes the day African American slaves learned they...

Activism watered down for corporate branding, or to fit in, is not activism at all.

OPINION: Performative activism benefits nobody

JOEL KEMEGUE, Evergreen mint editor July 15, 2020

While the Black Lives Matter protests are centered around specific issues, the end goal of the protest doesn’t have a consensus. Some people believe we need to defund the police to deter brutality and...

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