Stories tagged: kurtis robinson
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 14, 2019, 3:41 p.m.
For the second time in three weeks, race became the subject of a tense and awkward exchange at a Tuesday night meeting of the Spokane Valley City Council. This time, …
UPDATED: Thu., July 11, 2019, 11:04 a.m.
Gonzaga professor calls MAGA hats ‘undeniable symbol of white supremacy’ after student wears one to class
In a recent commentary piece, professor Jeffrey Omari recounted how he felt, as the lone African American in his classroom, when a student showed up one day wearing the ubiquitous …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 15, 2018, 2:59 p.m.
50 years after Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination, Spokane civil rights leaders say his lessons more relevant than ever
Some Spokane leaders say they can still hear Martin Luther King Jr.’s booming voice playing over and over in their minds. They still remember the joy and reverence he shared …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 27, 2017, 8:38 p.m.
The Spokane County Board of Commissioners voted this week to remove questions about past criminal convictions from county job applications.
UPDATED: Sun., June 4, 2017, 11:05 p.m.
Kurtis Robinson, who formerly chaired the criminal justice committee for the NAACP, will succeed Phil Tyler as president of the NAACP’s Spokane chapter.
UPDATED: Tue., May 16, 2017, 12:31 p.m.
Kurtis Robinson was sworn in as president of the Spokane chapter of the NAACP on Monday evening, replacing Phil Tyler, who announced his resignation a month ago.