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“No justice, no peace”: protesting for Black lives in downtown Walla Walla

Rosa Woolsey, Staff Reporter

June 4, 2020

Lindsey Luna was driving home on Friday morning when she saw a woman standing at Land Title Plaza in downtown Walla Walla, holding a sign that read “justice." Luna, a Latina community advocate, decided to join the lone demonstrator, inviting a few more friends out in their effort to stand up for Bl...

The National Anthem Becomes a National Protest

Illustration by Claire Revere

Quinn Salkind, Sports Reporter

September 22, 2016

Before Whitman’s home volleyball game on Sept. 16, senior Cherokee Washington released a letter of solidarity informing the Whitman community that she would decline to stand during the game’s national anthem. Washington’s letter made it clear that her actions were in no way intended to ...

Product of anti-racism protests emerge

Lachlan Johnson

October 16, 2014

Rallies and protests against racism last year led to a series of changes on campus this fall, as the college follows through on promises made to student protesters. Classes have already been canceled for the Power & Privilege Symposium on Feb. 19, and students are in the early stages of organizing...

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