In 2016, Philando Castile of Minneapolis, MN was killed by police after he was pulled over for a burnt out light. His partner live-streamed the shooting. The officer was found not guilty of 2nd degree manslaughter.
The CNBSeen event on April 24, 2021 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Parking NW lot at 417 NW Couch in downtown Portland was successful. Read the press release for this event here. For a more detailed explanation of CNBSeen,read this proposal and theseTerms and Conditions. We look forward to working with other Portland neighborhoods in 2021 to create new events.Derek Chauvin was made accountable for the murder of George Floyd. But that single outcome doesn't mean our system of law and order is repaired, or even on its way to being repaired. Instead, it means it needs ongoing work to insure everyone, including people of color, receive equal treatment by police. The application of justice should be ordinary and expected, not cause for thanks or appreciation.
it's only a band-Aid
real change needs to happen at the city & state level.
but this tiny fix, with the community's help,
might address a LITTLE part of this big problem.
HELP MAKE IT HAPPEN.