A ribbon cutting this weekend will celebrate six local Indigenous artists and their new works adorning Lawrence bus stop shelters.
Community members walked together through downtown Lawrence to show solidarity and raise awareness of the crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous people and the fight to end the historical violence.
A weeklong series of events in Lawrence aim to educate the community about the crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous people, who are often denied justice. All are invited to participate in solidarity.
Alex Kimball Williams played her baritone ukulele Saturday morning as she sang the protesting lyrics of “Strange Fruit.” Her performance set the scene for a conversation urging the Lawrence community to acknowledge that strides toward racial equity are far from over.
B.L.A.C.K. Lawrence (Black Literature and Arts Collective of Kansas), the Indigenous Community Center and Sanctuary Alliance are collaborating to lead a Racial Unity Event, featuring a program with a free potluck meal.
Haskell Indian Nations University on Saturday hosted its Welcome Back Powwow, giving students an opportunity to come together for healing and tradition.
A sense of rage and eagerness to mobilize resonated among those in attendance at the Indigenous Community Center’s awareness event Saturday. It provided space to release emotions and celebrate cultural identity.
The Indigenous Community Center (ICC) this Saturday will host an awareness event focused on abortion justice and how Indigenous people have been impacted ever since white settler colonization first occurred.
Indigenous community members at a panel event Thursday discussed the history that lies below the surface of recent abortion bans — including mass sterilization in the 1960s and 70s — and how Indigenous people will be overwhelmingly affected by the overturning of Roe v. Wade.
Engage Douglas County, a coalition that aims to promote mental health and reduce substance abuse, is celebrating three winners of awards that recognize contributions to that mission.
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