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Activist talks about impact Black people with disabilities have on music, art during virtual event

“Black disabled people have always been around,” said Leroy Moore, activist and founder of Krip-Hop Nation.

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter

October 15, 2020

Black people with disabilities have been discriminated against long before the days of slavery. Slaves were sold individually, unless they had a physical restriction, like a severed arm, said Leroy Moore, activist and founder of Krip-Hop Nation, during the Access Center’s virtual Speaker Series o...

Black disabled artist to host next event in WSU Access Center’s speaker series

Leroy Franklin Moore Jr. will discuss Black disabled resistance through art during an event called “Black Disability in Resistance and Creating: Story Telling & Moore with Leroy Moore.”

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

October 12, 2020

Black people with disabilities have used art, music and dance to survive, says a Black disabled activist. In collaboration with the Disabled Students and Allies Club, the WSU Access Center will feature Leroy Franklin Moore Jr., who will discuss Black disabled resistance through art during an event...

Mural in solidarity with BLM movement draws support from residents

Local activists spoke about painting a mural downtown at the city council meeting Tuesday night.

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen reporter

July 15, 2020

A proposal from the Palouse in Solidarity with Black Lives Matter for a mural in downtown Pullman received support from several city officials though no vote was made on the topic. Jason Kennedy, Pullman resident and activist, said the mural is intended to express support for the Black Lives Matt...

WSU student confronts reality of being bisexual, biracial woman

When Samantha King-Shaw was a freshman on the WSU track and field team, she did not feel accepted as a bisexual and biracial person. However, two years later, she found a place she could be herself in the Queer Intersectional Association and PERIOD.

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

July 13, 2020

Finding accepting people and an accepting community who acknowledge her as a multifaceted being is something Samantha King-Shaw, a biracial and bisexual woman, has been working on for a while now.  “Once I was introduced to sexuality as a spectrum ... That was when it clicked,” said Samantha...

Demonstrators march against systemic racism

Protesters gathered at Martin Stadium and marched to Pullman City Hall where they held a rally in support of the Black Lives Matter movement Friday evening.

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor

June 13, 2020

Around 200 people marched and chanted from Martin Stadium to Pullman City Hall on Friday in support of the Black Lives Matter movement and the fight against systemic racism. Ivy Ndambuki, co-organizer of the march, said small communities like Pullman have the capacity for big changes. She said chang...

WSU admin urged to take action for racist comments made by student

“If they are not doing that, then we're going to have to go ahead and hold up a petition and be an advocate to make sure that the student is no longer on campus,” ASWSU President Curtis Cohen said.

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen reporter

June 5, 2020

Editor's note: The Daily Evergreen recognizes that the social media post depict screenshots with graphic language. It was added to provide validity and context to the story. Please view at your own risk. WSU students called for action from university administration after screenshots of a student'...

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