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The way our nations police officers are trained is affecting the safety of our minority communities.

Letter to the Editor: Police training should prepare officers to protect all groups

Nancy Street, Contributor May 21, 2021

As if the Black and brown lives that have been snuffed out by police without justification isn’t enough, there are other recent events that reveal the inadequate training and/or integrity of some police...

More diversity education would help make students more aware of race issues in modern life.

OPINION: Students need diversity education

ADAM HUREAU June 17, 2020

The death of George Floyd has sparked a nationwide conversation about the state of our nation, especially in regards to racial issues and discrimination. More and more people are realizing that problems...

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.

Demonstrators march against systemic racism

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter 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...

Demonstrators kneel for 8 minutes and 46 seconds, which was how long former Minneapolis officer Derek Chauvin pinned down George Floyds neck.

‘We’re tired of being silent’

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter June 5, 2020

Editor's note: Some sources asked to go under a pseudonym to protect themselves from retaliation.  A crowd repeated the phrase, “I can’t breathe,” after the name of each Black person killed by...

A protester holds a sign with the names of Black victims of police violence.

Guest column: From peaceful protest to violent riot

GRACE ARNIS, Former Evergreen managing editor June 3, 2020

I was one of about 3,500 protesters who walked from Riverfront Park to the Spokane County Courthouse in an organized protest Sunday. The march that started at 2 p.m. was peaceful. It involved many people...

Pullman community members protest the death of George Floyd on Saturday evening at Cougar Plaza.

‘We won’t have that in our community’

SYDNEY BROWN and LUKE HUDSON May 30, 2020

Pouring rain and strikes of lightning did not deter protesters from Cougar Plaza during an anti-police-violence demonstration organized by local activists Saturday evening.  Several Pullman residents...

Chief of Police Gary Jenkins said a commander reads use-of-force reports and look at footage from body cameras to make sure the force was necessary and within policy.

Pullman police, city council officials condemn actions of Minneapolis officer

ALANA LACKNER, Evergreen managing editor May 30, 2020

The Pullman Police Department condemned the actions of a police officer in Minneapolis who killed 46-year-old George Floyd, as well as the officers who were complicit with the murder.  Chief of Police...

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