Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Racial slur at MLK center, local immigrants worry about Trump, and other news of the day

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Racial slur at MLK center, local immigrants worry about Trump, and other news of the day
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Gabriela Alvarez, an unauthorized immigrant who came to the United States at age 11, spoke with the Inlander in 2013


Fiiiiiiiive Golden Rings!
Jewelry designers prepare for the flood of holiday shoppers, which is like Christmas for jewelry designers.

Grouplove brings group-faith and group-hope

The band is coming in April.


Painting Over Hate
Yesterday, the n-word was found written on the local Martin Luther King Jr. Family Outreach Center. So far we don't know who did it, or if the culprit had any motive other than the obvious one. But the community quickly came together, not just to condemn the racial slur and apparent attempt to terrorize local minorities, but to paint over the slur, symbolizing their commitment to keep fighting for racial unity and against injustice. Shawn Vestal explores the power, and the limits, of such an act. (Spokesman-Review)

In the Shadow of The Wall
A crowd gathers at Eastern Washington University — which has about 200 unauthorized immigrant students — to worry about what happens if Trump repeals the Dream Act. (Spokesman-Review)

The Trial of Roy Murry
The trial of Roy Murry — a triple-murder suspect who was once on the slate of candidates the local GOP picked to replace Sen. Bob McCaslin — begins today. (Spokesman-Review)


That's going to be a, you know, a fascinating transition...
Trump assures us his transition is going smoothly, as everything seems to be collapsing and exploding behind him. (New York Times)

Crap Map

That map lining up Obama votes and crime rates is bogus. (Washington Post)

You may remember him from such presidential campaign moments as "The top 1 percent!" and "Feel the Bern!" "Bern, Bernie, Bern!" and "Bern me Bernie one more time!"
Bernie Sanders, who wasn't even a Democrat until recently, joins the Democratic party leadership. (Washington Post)

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Daniel Walters

A lifelong Spokane native, Daniel Walters is the Inlander's senior investigative reporter. But he also reports on a wide swath of other topics, including business, education, real estate development, land use, and other stories throughout North Idaho and Spokane County.He's reported on deep flaws in the Washington...