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Chief Carmen Best – The Victim Of Racism In The Wake Of George Floyd

With the pending departure of Chief Best, the flag of diversity that Seattle tries to hoist so high above the rest of humanity is tattered with bullet holes and gashes from the unjust onslaught of hypocrisy levied against Chief Best by the City Council on what shall forever be known as “Bloody Monday” here in Seattle.

This Is Not The Type Of Fame That We Hope To Attain

Very few people outside of African Americans in this country truly knows what it feels like to be grateful for an opportunity to see another day, especially when it comes to acts of violence that are outside of their control.

Why Are You Still Ignoring The Census?

By Chris B. Bennett The Seattle Medium There is good news and there is bad news as it relates to the 2020 Census, which is currently...

The Crippling Effect Of The Coronavirus On The African American Business Community

By Chris B. Bennett Publisher/Editor This week I have talked to many African American business owners about the effect that COVID-19 has had on their business,...

The Coronavirus vs. Schools

UPDATE: On Weds. (Mar. 11) afternoon, Seattle Public Schools Superintendent Denise Juneau announced the closure of all schools in the district for a minimum...

The Seattle Medium At 50 – Still Pressing On For Our Community

By Chris B. Bennett Co-publisher/Editor This week marks the 50thAnniversary of the Northwest largest, most read, most widely circulated, and most influential African American newspaper –...

Emijah Smith Represents More Than A Missed Opportunity By The Seattle School Board

By Chris B. Bennett Co-publisher/Editor Two weeks ago, The Seattle School Board had a decision to make – who will be the next board member representing...

Black Male Administrators In Seattle Public Schools – Here Today, Gone Tomorrow!

By Chris B. Bennett The Seattle Medium Seattle admittedly has a problem with the academic achievement of African Americans, especially when it comes to African American...

Our “Best And Brightest”? Organization To Host Racially Charged Bake Sale At UW

By Chris B. Bennett The Seattle Medium Once again, we see racial insensitivity rear its ugly head - this time at the University of Washington as...

Dissecting The DNA Of Black Men Out Of Seattle Public Schools

By Chris B. Bennett Co-Publisher/Editor At a time when we are looking for more Black male role models, Black male teachers and mentors, it appears that...

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