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Tag: Institute for Black Justice

Jun
29

Young-Adult Leaders Use Local History to Build Blueprint for the Future

Filed Under: Civic Engagement,Strengthening Pierce County,Vibrant Community - Posted @ 11:56am

  As racial and political tensions were at an all-time high across the U.S. in the late 60’s, Tacoma’s Hilltop neighborhood reached a boiling point, stirring up an event known as the 1969 Mother’s Day Uprising.   Blackpast.org recounts the event:  “An attempted arrest on the Hilltop led to a night of angry, youthful confrontation > Continue Reading