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Children Of Ajike “AJ” Owens Share Their Emotions As Her Shooter Is Arrested

Susan Louise Lorincz has been arrested on charges of manslaughter with a firearm, culpable negligence, battery and two counts of assault.

King County Library System Invites Community To Celebrate Juneteenth

To encourage a deeper understanding of African American heritage and the significance of freedom, KCLS staff has meticulously compiled reading lists, which patrons can explore, and has organized two special Juneteenth events for residents to participate in.

Melanin Poppin Girls Literacy Group: Empowering Young Ladies And Disrupting The Status Quo

In response to the adverse effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on students of color, the Melanin Poppin Girls Literacy Group was formed. This group, composed of young Black girls, focuses on identity development, social-emotional learning, and literacy.

Black Coffee Northwest To Expand With New Location In Seattle’s Central District

Erwin and Darnesha Weary, owners of Black Coffee Northwest in Shoreline, will soon open a new location in Seattle’s Central area. This new location is scheduled to open in late August, early September.

Harrell Launches Groundbreaking Project To Empower Minority-Owned Businesses”

Seattle Mayor Harrell, in collaboration with the University of Washington's Foster School of Business,Seattle University's Albers School of Business, and Tabor 100, announced the launch of a new project to support minority-owned businesses.

It’s Time To Stand Up For Black Trans And Nonbinary Students

There have already been 79 anti-trans bills passed in 2023, and it’s taking a toll on LGBTQ+ youths’ mental health.

Dr. Cornell West Declares Candidacy For President

In a compelling video shared on Twitter, West expressed his intention to run for the pursuit of truth and justice, emphasizing that the presidency serves as a means to achieve these noble ideals.

Seattle Youth Invited To Teen Town Hall And Resource Fair June 7

A thrilling opportunity awaits Seattle-area youth aged 13 to 19 as they are cordially invited to "Back to the Future," a Teen Town Hall and Resource Fair on Wednesday, June 7, from 5 to 7 p.m.

King County Fire Marshal Implements Stage 1 Burn Ban

As the dry season takes hold, Fire Marshal Ricketts, in collaboration with the King County Fire Chiefs Association and King County Fire Marshals Association, has imposed the burn ban as a precautionary measure to mitigate the risk of potential fires.

Joint Center Study Finds that Black Americans Have Widely Varied Views of Financial Situations

The Joint Center’s latest report, “Pessimism and Hope: A Survey of the Financial Status and Aspirations of Black Americans,” found that more than half of Black Americans (57 percent) have credit card debt, about a third (32 percent) have student loan debt, and over a quarter (28 percent) have mortgage debt.

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