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McKinleyville to view ‘The Danger of a Single Story’

Jack Durham Mad River Union MCKINLEYVILLE – A group that formed last year to confront racism in McKinleyville is holding its first public event this week. The McKinleyville Alliance for Racial Equity (MARE) will show Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s TED talk “The Danger of a Single Story” and hold a discussion about it on

McKMAC slated to mull policy

Ned Schneebly Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE, APRIL 1 – The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee (McKMAC) will hold a meeting next Wednesday night to discuss whether to have a special planning meeting in advance of its regular monthly meeting, during which it will set the format for a future public hearing. Committeemember Craig Tucker had requested

McKMAC looks at Central Ave.

Jack Durham Mad River Union MCKINLEYVILLE – McKinleyville’s advisory committee will get an update today, Aug. 30 on plans for a future discussion about race relations in the unincorporated community. The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee (McKMAC) is not expected to take any action on the issue. Also at the meeting, the committee…..     You

Rambling Jack: On the Ku Klux Klan, the scourge of racism and removing statues

Despite the rumors, there is no evidence that the Ku Klux Klan is operating in McKinleyville. This was confirmed recently by Humboldt County Sheriff William Honsal (Union, Aug. 9). It’s also worth pointing out that the website of the Southern Poverty Law Center, which tracks hate groups, has no information indicating that the KKK operates

McKMAC will discuss racial issues

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – McKinleyville’s advisory committee will tackle the issue of discrimination and open up a community dialogue about race relations. The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee (McKMAC) voted unanimously at its July 26 meeting to place the issue of racism on the agenda for its Aug 30 meeting. That meeting will most

John W. Corbett: All community groups must be involved in governing McKinleyville

Sungnome Madrone of Trinidad should be complimented for his civil tone and thoughtful article about future governmental structures for McKinleyville. My personal view is that the consideration of future governance for McKinleyville’s needs to be broadly based in the community so as to include all major community groups and relevant governmental entities. I was surprised

Mad River Current for Thursday, July 27: Racism acknowledged, lighthouse to be moved

McKMAC to discuss racism Weirdness abounds. The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee wasn’t scheduled to discuss racism last night. Rather, it was scheduled to discuss whether to discuss racism at a future meeting. Committee Chair Ben Shepherd didn’t think that the topic of racism fell under the county advisory committee’s purview, but the public disagreed and

McKinleyville agrees to discuss racism

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – After a lengthy public hearing, the McKinleyville advisory committee voted unanimously tonight, July 26 to discuss the issue of racism at an upcoming meeting. Seven committee members, all of them white and all but one of them male, made the decision after listening to testimony from members of

Mad River Current for Wednesday, July 26: McKMAC to discuss racism, town center, hear about McKinleyville crime

To discuss, or not discuss, racism The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee won’t be discussing racism at tonight’s meeting. Instead, it will discuss whether it should discuss racism. The committee meets at 6 p.m. in the Middle School Conference Center at  2285 Central Ave. As detailed in this article, committee member Craig Tucker has been trying to

Tackling a McK town center

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Mack Town’s advisory committee will take another stab at making a recommendation with regard to creating a McKinleyville Town Center at its meeting tonight, July 26, starting at 6 p.m. at the Middle School Conference Center, 2285 Central Ave. Members of the McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee voiced support