Attack by White Supremacists in Downtown Nevada City

Reflections by  Daryl Grigsby on the violence against peaceful protesters that took place at the August 9th racial justice march in downtown Nevada City. I’m sitting here listening to Aretha Franklin sing Marvin Gaye’s lovely ‘Wholy Holy’ – along with the Southern California Community Choir; recorded 1972 at the New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in

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EJM Letter about Reopening the Mine

Mr. Matt Kelley, Senior Planner Nevada County Planning Department RE: Idaho-Maryland Mine Proposal Dear Matt Kelley, Earth Justice Ministries is a local interfaith nonprofit dedicated to the work of peace, justice, and the restoration of the community of life. Our work is primarily local, but we think globally and address today’s interrelated issues from a

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Racism, Genocide, and Ecocide

by Dianna Suarez, founder of Friends of Bear River (FROBERI). Published June 26, 2020 in the Grass Valley Union. First they took the water. The indigenous people of California were prospering here because of the gentle climate and abundance of food. The first disturbance noticed was to the water, because it is essential to life.

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