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Unemployment For Black Women At 4-Year Low

      WASHINGTON (NNPA) – As job prospects for Whites and Black men have slowed or stalled completely, Black women continue to gain ground in...

NAACP Centennial: Bible Steps Down, Mack Praises Black Press

Last Saturday, the Seattle/King County NAACP celebrated 100 years of service at their Centennial Celebration. The event — which featured NAACP President/CEO Benjamin Todd...

Jackson To Receive 2013 YWCA GirlsFirst Community Leadership Award

      The YWCA has selected Dr. Douglass Jackson as the recipient of the 2013 GirlsFirst Community Leadership Award, for his outstanding guidance and positive...

Seattle Public Schools To Offer Free Full-Day Kindergarten At 16 Additional Schools

Seattle Public Schools (SPS) recently announced that the district is eliminating the cost of attending full-day kindergarten this year at 16 schools, and hopes...

The Seattle-King County NAACP – 100 Years And Still Strong

By Shrinda Mitchell The Seattle Medium The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People was established in Seattle, Washington on October 23, 1913. Now, 100...

Report: Half Of Single Young Adults Eligible For The Insurance Marketplace Could Get Coverage For $50 Or Less

      A new report released Monday by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) shows that nearly half (46 percent) of single young...

Best Assumes Role Of Captain At South Precinct

By Gizelle Fletcher The Seattle Medium Seattle Police Officer Carmen Best was recently promoted to the rank of Captain and has been assigned to the Seattle...

Millions Fall Into Health Care Coverage Gap

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent       WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Every day Richard Green, 67, wakes up in pain. He creeps over to the edge of...

Jealous To Keynote Seattle King County NAACP Centennial Celebration This Saturday

  In one of his last public appearances before stepping down as president of the national NAACP, Benjamin Todd Jealous will speak at the Centennial...

City Council Seeks Candidates For The Office Of Professional Accountability Review Board

The Seattle City Council is seeking candidates for the Office of Professional Accountability (OPA) Review Board. The Review Board serves the City's police accountability...

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