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Opinion: We must fight racism & hate

Opinion: We must fight racism & hate

I watched the events unfold in Charlottesville, Virginia, in shock and disbelief. Hatred, bigotry and racism were once again front and center. It is difficult for me to fathom, to truly understand how some people can harbor such vile hatred. How they can be devoid of compassion, empathy and understanding. We have seen an increase

County takes ‘civil rights and diversity’ stance

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Amid calls for something stronger, Humboldt County’s Board of Supervisors has approved a “civil rights and diversity” resolution. Approved at the Aug. 15 supervisors meeting, the resolution declares that the board “encourages and supports local law enforcement agencies, including the Sheriff’s Office, to not use staff resources to

Renee Saucedo: Confronting white supremacy in Humboldt

I join the rest of the country in denouncing the racist violence in Charlottesville, Va. last weekend [Aug. 12]  and mourn the brutal killing of a young woman. Those of us who live in Humboldt County may not feel overwhelmingly concerned about the public presence of Neo-Nazis and white supremacists. After all, in “liberal” California,

Opinion: We must talk about ‘white supremacy’ here in Humboldt

I join the rest of the country in denouncing the racist violence in Charlottesville, Virginia last weekend and mourn the brutal murder of a young woman. Those of us who live in Humboldt County, may not feel overwhelmingly concerned about the public presence of Neo-Nazis and white supremacists. After all, in “liberal” California, hate groups

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