Candidates running for Lawrence City Commission on Saturday shared their views on community oversight of police, how to engage marginalized people and more during the final forum of this election cycle.
The Lawrence Kansas Branch NAACP has now posted recordings of forums the organization hosted, so voters can hear straight from the Lawrence City Commission and school board primary candidates.
Seven Lawrence City Commission candidates during the local NAACP branch’s forum Saturday afternoon answered questions about housing, homelessness and economic issues that are pressing for the city.
Community members are invited to join the Lawrence NAACP Youth Council for a social event Wednesday in honor of Women’s History Month.
Black history is integral to Lawrence history, community leaders with the local NAACP branch, Lawrence NAACP Youth Council and B.L.A.C.K. Lawrence discussed during Tuesday’s city commission meeting.
Wendo Kimori believes in walking the talk when it comes to equity work, so she’s doing just that. The Free State High School senior is reviving Lawrence’s NAACP Youth Council.
Three Lawrence organizations are coming together to bring the community a screening of “Aftershock,” an award-winning documentary, followed by a panel discussion on issues of Black maternal health.
A ceremony Friday on the north side of Lawrence City Hall honored the lives and memory of three Black men who were murdered by a white mob atop the Kansas River bridge on June 10, 1882.
After 139 years to the day, community members will memorialize the deaths of three Black men who were lynched in 1882.
A small pink flag signifies an answer 138 years in the making: the burial location of Pete Vinegar, one of three Black men lynched in Lawrence in the summer of 1882.
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