Rural Organizing Project is a state-wide organization that supports a multi-issue, rural-centered, grassroots base in Oregon. They work to build and support a shared standard of human dignity: the belief in the equal worth of all communities, the need for equal access to justice and… Read More »What is the Rural Organizing Project?
Paving the way for the Jim Crow Laws (Cover image: The Courthouse Lawn, Halifax, North Carolina (Modified by ArcheanWeb) — Original Credit: By John Vachon for U.S. Farm Security Administration — Library of Congress, Public Domain, Wikimedia Commons) By WM House (The following article is an… Read More »The Hayes-Tilden Compromise of 1877
In remembrance of Martin Luther King Jr., the West Linn Alliance suggests you read, or re-read this powerful letter composed by Dr. King in 1963 while he was incarcerated in Birmingham Jail for protesting against segregationist policies and laws. Remember, for context, that for almost… Read More »Letter from a Birmingham Jail