The history and legacy of the African American community in Eugene dates back to at least the 1890s. Now, there’s an effort to preserve the historic property of one Black family in particular – the Mims.
The City of Eugene released its sixth annual Hate and Bias Crime report this weekend. It showed a near-70 percent increase in reported incidents. KLCC’s Brian Bull shares responses from representatives of the two most targeted communities.
For about three decades, the Eugene/Springfield NAACP and various community partners have been celebrating the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Local NAACP president Eric Richardson says 2018 marks fifty years since King was assassinated.