‘I’m not going anywhere’: Quinault residents stay in Taholah despite severe storms

Quinault River, Taholah, WA

By Kinsey Crowley Medill Reports “I live at the end of the street, and I’m not going anywhere.” Lia Frenchman, the historic preservation technologist for the Quinault Indian Nation, emphatically declared her resolve to stay in her home in the lower village of Taholah, Washington, during a presentation for visiting students. Earlier this winter, a […]

VIDEO: Jason Van Dyke’s release prompts protests, arrests, activist unity

Day of Outrage and Direct Outrage Rally

By Kinsey Crowley Medill Reports Jason Van Dyke was released from prison Feb. 3, prompting the Day of Outrage and Direct Action rally organized by Chicago activists. The former Chicago police officer killed Laquan McDonald while on duty in 2014. A video later released showed Van Dyke shooting McDonald 16 times, many of the shots […]