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McKinleyville working on racism issue

McKinleyville working on racism issue

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Leaders in McKinleyville are slowly developing a strategy to combat racism. But what, exactly, that strategy will include has yet to be determined. “We’re at the conceptual stage with this,” said McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee (McKMAC) member Craig Tucker at an Aug. 30 meeting at McKinleyville Middle School.

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

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

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,

Sheriff refutes McKKK rumors

Paul Mann Mad River Union EUREKA – The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office has no evidence the Ku Klux Klan is organized in McKinleyville or anywhere else in Humboldt County. Racially motivated crime certainly occurs locally, but there is not a lot of evidence of it, says Sheriff William Honsal. Years of unsubstantiated rumors that McKinleyville

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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