Residents call for diversity resolution

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes When Cyndi Swaney moved to Keizer from California, she ended up renting a room in a home with a group of other adults. When she arrived to move in, the property manager rushed out to meet her in concern. “The manager asked if I knew that one of the other roommates was a black man and if I was okay with that,” Swaney told the Keizer City Council at its meeting Monday, March 20. “I remember thinking it was an awkward question and I wondered why his race would matter.” As she...

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