Northwest Passage: Continuing Coverage of BLM Movement in Eugene and Springfield

Jul 3, 2020

Top and bottom left photos and top right photos are from Black Unity Protests taken Friday June 26 and Saturday June 27. The bottom right photo was taken during a Black Unity protest outside the Lane County Jail on Sunday June 28.
Credit Elizabeth Gabriel (Top & Bottom Left Photos & Top Right Photo)/ Melorie Begay Bottom Right Photo)

On this episode of the Northwest Passage podcast, tensions between police and protesters in Springfield flair, a hit-and-run during a peaceful children's march leads to increased friction between protesters and the Eugene Police Department, meanwhile EPD says they have plans for reform.

Join KLCC News Director and Reporter Rachael McDonald and Reporters Elizabeth Gabriel and Melorie Begay as they discuss the latest developments on ongoing protests in Springfield and Eugene. This episode is part of KLCC’s special series following local Black Lives Matter protests. This podcast was recorded on July 1.

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