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Sunday, December 5, 2021



Car Dealership Business Sentenced For Tax Theft And Filing Fraudulent Tax Return

The owner of a used car dealership was sentenced to four months of electronic home monitoring and ordered to pay a total of $113,594 to the state for stealing sales tax and filing a fraudulent tax return.

Registration Open For Highline College’s 12th Annual Black and Brown Male Summit

More than 200 young men of color are expected to attend the 2021 Black and Brown Male Summit at Highline College. Spaces will fill quickly for this annual event, which is held in-person this year for the first time since its 10th anniversary in 2019. 

New Partnership Makes College More Attainable For Graduates Of Seattle Public Schools

According to Durkan, WSOS and the Seattle Promise Program has positioned themselves and committed to the idea that access to higher education should be afforded to all students, but in particular, students of color, indigenous and lower income students.

Central Area Senior Center To Host Booster Shot Vaccination Clinic

Booster shots will be available for everyone over the age of 18 who were previously vaccinated with both shots and/or suffer from an immune deficiency. In addition, children under 11 will be able to receive their first vaccination shot.

In French Pantheon, Josephine Baker Makes History Yet Again

France is inducting Josephine Baker -- Missouri-born cabaret dancer, French World War II spy and civil rights activist -- into its Pantheon, the first Black woman honored in the final resting place of France's most revered luminaries.

Seattle Public Schools Board Takes New Shape

On Tuesday, November 30, Seattle Public Schools conducted the swearing in oath of office ceremony for three members of the SPS Board of Directors.

Black Tech Founders Want To Change The Culture Of Health Care, One Click At A Time

Inspired by their own experiences, plus those of their parents and grandparents, Black entrepreneurs are launching startups that aim to close the cultural gap in health care with technology — and create profitable businesses at the same time.

‘Severe Obsession’ Is Driving Bill Cosby Prosecutor To Appeal Comedian’s Freedom To U.S. Supreme Court

When Kevin Steele ran for Montgomery County District Attorney in 2015, much of his campaign centered on one theme: prosecute Bill Cosby.

With Federal Covid Sick Leave Gone, Workers Feel Pressure To Show Up At Work

Economists and public health experts alike say paid sick leave is an essential tool — like testing, masks and vaccines — in the effort to prevent covid-19 infection and keep workplaces safe.

African Countries Rage At New Travel Bans By Vaccine Hoarding Countries

Southern African countries are facing new travel restrictions after the discovery of a handful of coronavirus variants, first found in Botswana.

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