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Linn-Benton NAACP begins collecting data for environmental wellness survey

Riley LeCocq, News Reporter
April 17, 2022

The Linn-Benton NAACP has launched a survey collecting data on resident environmental health in an attempt to advocate for supportive policies. The survey, due on April 30, is targeted to assess the...

A group marches to Fred Meyer in Corvallis, Ore. on March 12 to end reports of racial profiling experienced by Black women at the store. Linn Benton NAACP has made a list of four demands to both local and national Fred Meyer stores as solutions to racial profiling.

Linn Benton NAACP, Corvallis community members march against reports of racial profiling at local Fred Meyer

Lara Rivera, News Contributor
March 12, 2022

Clarification: This story has been updated to clarify there have been reports of alleged racial profiling at the local Fred Meyer. An earlier version of the story did not say these reports were alleged.  The...

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NAACP holds public march against reports of racial profiling at local Fred Meyer, set for March 12

Lara Rivera, News Contributor
March 11, 2022

Clarification: This story has been updated to clarify there have been reports of alleged racial profiling at the local Fred Meyer. An earlier version of the story did not say these reports were alleged.  The...

President of the OSU chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers, Quentin Onyemordi, gives a speech during the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Peace Breakfast at the CH2M Hill Alumni Center on Jan. 17. Rather than just a three day weekend, MLK Day should be a day to honor the legacy and life of Martin Luther King Jr.

Modern Issues Scrutinized Accordingly: ‘Not a day to go to sleep,’ Martin Luther King Jr. Day is more than just a day off

Sam Misa, Columnist
January 17, 2022

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. Made a federal holiday under the Reagan administration in...

Jason J. Dorsette, president of the Linn-Benton County branch of the NAACP. Now entering his second year of presidency, Dorsette said the last year was explorative and transformative for the branch.

President Jason J. Dorsette is putting the Linn-Benton County branch ‘on the NAACP map’

Ashton McCracken, News Contributor
January 3, 2022

The Linn-Benton County Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People elected Jason J. Dorsette president of the branch in January 2021, and this January marks a year...

This illustration depicts a law scale to depict the opposing and allied sides of the Kyle Rittenhouse case.

On Our Minds: Students should not have to grieve perpetuation of injustice following Rittenhouse verdict

Riley LeCocq, Columnist
December 4, 2021

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. After the national news of Kyle Rittenhouse’s acquittal,...

An illustration depicting someone holding a flag with the words Celebrate, Remember and Persist. Celebrate, Remember & Persist is the theme of the Corvallis/Albany NAACPs 50th Freedom Fund event, taking place on Nov. 6 in person on the Oregon State University Corvallis campus and virtually.

Corvallis-Albany NAACP chapter celebrates 50th Freedom Fund event

Riley LeCocq, News Contributor
November 3, 2021

The Corvallis-Albany NAACP branch will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of their annual Freedom Fund event taking place virtually and in person on Nov. 6.   The Freedom Fund Celebration is an annual...

Organizers and participants wave to pedestrians and cars traveling through the intersection of Campus Way and NW 35th Street. On Feb. 27, its estimated over 40 people participated in person in the 1st Annual Black Mental Health March, organizers are already in talks for planning next years event.

OSU’s chapter of Psi Chi, NAACP, Black Student Union work together to create first annual march for Black mental health

Angela Tam, News Contributor
March 8, 2021

Oregon State University’s chapters of Psi Chi, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and Black Student Union collaborated together to create the first annual march for Black mental...

Christmas lights glow bright in downtown Corvallis on Dec. 23, 2020.  

OSU students looking forward to holidays amidst pandemic restrictions

Sukhjot Sal, News Contributor
December 24, 2020

While Christmas is just around the corner, many students at Oregon State University look forward to celebrating other, lesser-known holidays in upcoming months - though celebrations will look different...

Roommates and OSU senior wrestlers Adam Rateb (left) and Mateo Olmos (right) pictured in Adam’s bedroom behind his favorite poster of his idols. Adam and Mateo participated in the Black Lives Matter rally in Washington DC this past summer.

Oregon State wrestlers Rateb, Olmos, Turner, continue to fight for Black Lives Matter in D.C.

Andres De Los Santos, Sports Contributor
October 12, 2020

It was only 57 years ago when the late Martin Luther King Jr. gave his famous “I Have A Dream” speech at the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom on Aug. 28, 1963. Ever since then, every year...

A photo-illustration of historical movements throughout the years and boxes detailing where they took place and when they started. Each photo has been modified from its original format. Photos courtesy of Creative Commons.    

BLM becomes one of the longest social justice movements in history, differs from others in the past

Adriana Gutierrez, News Contributor
September 24, 2020

The Black Lives Matter movement, one of the longest social justice movements in history, passed the hundredth day that protestors filled the streets shouting, “no justice, no peace!” in protest of...

Corvallis community members gather in front of the Benton County Courthouse on June 19 in solidarity with Black Lives Matter activists around the nation.

Corvallis educators hold Black Lives Matter rally, stress anti-racist action

Joe Wolf, City Editor
June 20, 2020

On the last day of the K-12 school year, Friday, June 19, hundreds of mask-wearing Corvallis, Ore. educators, students and community members gathered in front of the Benton County Courthouse at 4 p.m....

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