A Tribute to Dorli Rainey

Courage & Grace Under Fire

“I would maybe retire if I saw young people taking up the leadership roles of the protest movement,” she said. Because of social media sites like Twitter and Facebook, youth today have so much more power “than we ever had when I was starting out.”

The following report in the Capital Hill Times shows the difference in how the Seattle police are now dealing with protests and protesters.  One activist believes it is because of how the police were shamed by what happened to Dorli Rainey last November.  » read more

July 6th, 2012

Posted In: News About Dorli, The Pepper Spray Incident

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Original Post | January 2012

Spotlight on Josh Trujillo

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Josh, thanks for taking part in the interview. Please tell us a little bit about yourself, and how you came across this situation.  » read more

January 31st, 2012

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On November 15, 2011, Dorli Rainey, an 84 year old veteran activist for progressive causes, was pepper sprayed on her way to a downtown meeting.  Ms. Rainey and explained what happened to Seattle’s alt-weekly The Stranger:

Something funny happened on my way to a transportation meeting in Northgate.  » read more

November 16th, 2011

Posted In: Dori's Writings & Opinions, The Pepper Spray Incident

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