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City of Arcata To Resume Forums on Racism in Arcata

Arcata, CA–Next week Thursday Mar. 22 2018, the City of Arcata will hold a public forum to address concerns of racism and safety for people of color in Arcata’s community. These forums were asked for by the mother of Humboldt State University student David Josiah Lawson, who was killed at a house party last year April 2017. Although a suspect …

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Podcast: HSU From Two POC’s Who Made It Through

“During spring semester 1994, the California State University (CSU) system administered the Student Needs and Priorities Survey (SNAPS) on its (then) twenty campuses, which included questions regarding the campus climate. Although the results revealed that there was good news concerning Humboldt’s students, Dr. Paul Crosbie did find some cause for concern when comparing the responses of White students to the …

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11 Month Vigil Will Be Held Tomorrow For David Josiah Lawson

Tomorrow March 15, 2018 a vigil will be held at Arcata City Hall for David Josiah Lawson starting at 6:00 p.m. It will mark 11 months since Lawson was killed at a house party in Arcata and there is currently no one in custody for his death. There has been little to no progress made in his investigation other than …

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Documentary About The Unsolved Murder of HSU Students Shown At D Street Neighborhood Center

There were around 100 people who gathered yesterday at the D Street Neighborhood Center, for a film screening and discussion for the documentary Unsolved Hate, which focuses on the unsolved murder of David Josiah Lawson. Lawson was a sophomore at Humboldt State University who suffered multiple stab wounds at an off-campus party April 2017 and passed away as a result …

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Unsolved Hate: Debuts Tomorrow At The D Street Neighborhood Center

Arcata, Ca. Tomorrow starting at 6:30 p.m. at the D Street Neighborhood Center, there will be a showing of Unsolved Hate, a documentary about how the unsolved murder of David Josiah Lawson has affected the small college town of Arcata, CA. A student in her last semester at Sacramento State University, Courtney Wagner traveled to Humboldt County with a few peers …

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Seventh Generation Fund For Indigenous Peoples Deliver Speech About Arcata Plaza History

Yesterday around 12:30 p.m people gathered at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Church in Bayside for a light lunch. They also planned to hear the words and wisdom from the Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples on the history of Arcata’s Plaza and why people are calling for removal of the McKinley statue. Tia Oros Peters and her husband Chris Peters, …

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Where Is The Justice? Ten Month Vigil Held For David Josiah Lawson

Arcata, Ca. — As the months fly by, the commitment of holding vigils every month for Humboldt State University Student David Josiah Lawson, has remained. These vigils are a way to remember the life of Lawson that was ended way too soon by an act of violence. They also serve the purpose of keeping light on the fact that his case …

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