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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Joe Hedges, foundation co-founder and WSU Department of Fine Arts assistant professor, said he hopes they will be able to have the Black Lives Matter mural finished by the end of summer.

Black Lives Matter mural hits a wall, then overcomes it

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter June 6, 2021

The Pullman Arts Foundation had three requirements for their publicly-funded Black Lives Matter mural: be located in downtown Pullman, be painted on concrete or brick and it must have the words “Black...

Pullman Police Chief Gary Jenkins hopes the Black Lives Summit will help determine what the department needs to work on.

Police committee to host open forum discussing policies, community concerns

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief August 27, 2020

The Pullman Police Advisory Committee is organizing a Black Lives Summit in November allowing the community to voice its concerns to the Pullman Police Department. Pullman PD will communicate what its...

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

Mural in solidarity with BLM movement draws support from residents

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...

Seven-year Pullman resident Jason Kennedy will present his idea to have a mural painted in downtown Pullman during City Councils in-person meeting July 14.

Residents call for action from local legislators

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter July 5, 2020

A group of Pullman activists will present how city council can support the Black Lives Matter movements to local legislators. One proposed project is a street-wide mural in Pullman reading “Black Lives...

The Palouse in Solidarity with Black Lives Matter organized a protest on June 12. The Pullman Police Chief issued a memo about the demonstration.

Local BLM activists, police chief respond to memo about march for racial equality

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief July 2, 2020

A local Black Lives Matter group criticized a memo by Pullman Police Chief Gary Jenkins, stating it mischaracterized the organization and discouraged people from attending its march on June 12. The...

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