Simple Justice-Introduction to the case

This is the first in a series on the murder of Julius Williams and the subsequent conviction of Irvin Carter Jr. To read the rest of the series as it’s published each Monday, visit thetacomaledger.co...

More about Irvin Carter Jr.

By Eva Revear, Joanna Sappenfield, Danielle Burch, Chelsea Vitone, Brittany Hale By the time he was 10 years old, Irvin Carter was being harassed by his peers and even adult men because of his light ...

More about Julius Williams

By Joanna Sappenfield, Eva Revear, Danielle Burch, Chelsea Vitone, Brittany Hale Jessica Williams remembers seeing Julius for the first time at the Tacoma Mall: They locked eyes as they were walking ...

Oklahoma May Outlaw Hoodies

Recently, Fox News reported that Oklahoma had a bill on the table calling for a law that would prohibit the wearing of hoodies. This caught my attention immediately! Many people wear hoodies, to supp...

We are Ferguson

As I sat in William Philip Hall waiting for Dr. Carolyn West and Dr. Luther Adams to begin a discussion on police brutality and racism, I felt a sort of distance from the issue. I’m a Latina that doe...

On the University Y’s Questionable Fee

First off, I am aware that the partnership between the YMCA and the University of Washington was in many ways the late chancellor Debra Friedman’s brainchild. She put forth so much hard work on this ...