Tag: police brutality

Oregon Police Departments’ Dangerous Double Standard

A look at two incidents in the past month that highlight Oregon police departments’ glaring tendency to brutally attack and arrest protesters of racial inequality while ignoring blatant violence from the Alt Right including pointing guns at people, macing people, and beating people. Here are some first hand accounts, photos, and videos of the protests […]

Stories from the Front Lines: Courage is Contagious

Benjamin Tier is a tour guide, comedian, and writer turned independent reporter. His first Black Lives Matter protest was in St. Augustine, FL, and after relocating to Portland, he began following Teresa Raifford, the founder of Don’t Shoot Portland who ran for the office of Portland mayor in 2020. “I listened [to] black mothers saying, […]