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Speaking Up and Speaking Out

To promote unity, Aurora artists paint the windows of downtown businesses with inspiring messages. Even during these hard times, people are able to come together to create something beautiful.

By: Sophie Opp, Editor

July 12, 2020

Since the shocking murder of George Floyd on May 25, society has been launched into a time of racial tension and misunderstanding. Black Lives Matter (BLM) is a movement that has grown from situations just like this, and while some people see it as a divisive group, others applaud their efforts to end ra...

Peaceful Protest in Elburn

Community members at the peaceful assembly at Elburn's Village Hall hold signs in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. Throughout America, people have come together to demonstrate their commitment to ending systemic injustice towards and mistreatment of Black people.

By: Sophia Mullins

June 7, 2020

2020 Kaneland High School graduates Bethany Duffey and Isabella Mohatt organized a peaceful assembly in support of the Black Lives Matter movement that took place from 12:00-2:00 PM on Sunday, June 7. The gathering was held at the Elburn Village Hall and featured multiple guest speakers from a range of ...