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.
Lawrence city commissioners approved changes to the city’s sanctuary ordinance on Tuesday, stripping it of some protections for immigrants, to fall in line with state law.
The Lawrence City Commission voted Tuesday to delay action on changes to its sanctuary ordinance that city staff said were necessary to comply with state law. The commission will instead give activists more time to work with the city on changes to the ordinance.
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Lawrence activists are concerned about a bill on its way to the governor’s desk that will nullify a city ordinance protecting community members regardless of their citizenship status.
Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health and some community partners are coupling family fun with a BIPOC Clinic to combat COVID-19 on Saturday.
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