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Yadira Baltier-MorenoState of Civil Rights Forum 2019 Criminal Justice System:Our Brown Brothers, Black sistersLocked upTalked downBlack and brownBack braidsBad gradesDates displacedHate crimesDrug offenses Black brothers, brown sistersSuicide rates highMy cousinsMy unclesDead in silenceViolence taken placeTheir face is a blurThe case dismissedPlea bargainTaken placeNo fleeCharge for lifeOne wordGUILTYWill be sentence to life Brown Brothers, Black sistersfamily…

Poverty/Racism After the Civil War, many whites including former slave owners left the South and settled in Oregon.  As Mayor Wheeler noted in his State of the City speech, Oregon has a long history of racism.  Oregon was the only state in the U.S. to ban black people.  Let me say that again. Oregon was…

The LMV recently explored the meaning of “minority”.  Those historically denied equal rights in the United States – racial minorities (specifically African Americans) and women are automatically designated minorities for the purpose of voting under the 14th and 19th Amendments.  On the other hand, we must also explore what it means to be a minority…

  • Congresswoman Susan Bonamici w/ Sho Dozono, Rob Cornelles and Promise King

  • State of Civil Rights Event in Partnership with Warner Pacific College

  • Senator John Lim at LMV Candidate Forum w/ Promise King

  • President Obama at the Inaugural Event with Promise King, LMV Founder & Executive Director

  • Liberty & Hope Award Recpients Governor Barbara Roberts and Governor Vic Atiyeh

  • Former Portland Trail Blazer, GOP Nominee Chris Dudely and Promise King

  • LMV State of Silver Rights Event

  • NIKE Jordan Brand President Larry Miller at the Liberty & Hope Award Dinner

  • Senator John Lim and Chris Dudley

  • Reylonds High School Commencement

  • Former President of U of O, Governor Kitzaber and Promise King

  • Former Govenor Kitzaber Speaking at the LMV State of Civil Rights

  • Former Labor Commissioner Robert w/ Oregon Advocacy Commossopm

  • Former Al Gore Campaign Manager Donna Brazile w/ Promise King

  • Launch of the High School Speech and Debate Leadership Program

  • Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian and Governor John Kitzaber

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