The news that public schools in Champaign and Urbana would begin the year remotely was a relief. Now, it is time to better prepare for an uncertain future where any indoor activities could be dangerous to public health.
National calls for racial and social justice coupled with the Washington Football Team dropping its racist mascot and logo make this right time for the University of Illinois to finally cut ties with its former racist mascot.
We unpack the Thin Blue Line emblem.
The time is now for our school districts to make the courageous decision to let our teachers and Public Health Department guide their program for fall semester.
What do our school board members think about keeping School Resource Officers in Champaign and Urbana schools?
U of I's decision to reopen campus for in-person instruction is irresponsible, and will come at the expense of the health of everyone in Champaign-Urbana.
What do our elected officials think of the Defund the Police movement?
We must consider the ways local media uphold white supremacy.
We must end racial injustice now.
As some businesses partially reopen tomorrow, we're here to tell you it's okay to stay put and continue to be supportive.
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