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Transit Workers Disrespect Dr. King

By Chris B. Bennett Co-Publisher Last week, I got a call from my good friend Kam Rashy (Camera-Shy). It’s been a while since I talked to...

Attempted Slaughter Of Chick-Fil-A

  By Chris B. Bennett Co-publisher/Editor You often hear me talking about the need to support Black businesses, and that is a cause that I will continue...

Strange Weedfellows

  The recent news of a Pot Shop opening up right next to a Mt. Calvary Christian Center COGIC, which is located in Seattle’s Central...

Your Last Piece Of Fish

Last week, I received a call from my good friend Kam Rashy (pronounced Camera-Shy) that got me thinking about the support that Black businesses...

Financing Your Oppressor

We are all outraged by the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. People all across the country have taken to the streets,...

It’s Time For The University Of Washington To Retire Warren Moon’s Jersey

By Chris B. Bennett Co-publisher/Editor       The University of Washington Huskies’ football team has a long and storied history. Depending on what side of the street...

It’s Time To Eliminate The Let Out

This weekend we were once again confronted with deadly violence. This time in Auburn, yes Auburn. It appears that violence will follow crowds no...

It’s Time To Be Seen In 2013

As we close the book on yet another year,  it’s time to reflect upon what we accomplished this year and time to set our...

It’s Time To Be Seen In 2013

By Chris B. Bennett Co-Publisher/Editor As we close the book on yet another year, it’s time to reflect upon what we accomplished this year and time...

Latest News

Ending Virtual-School Oppression: Black Students Disproportionately Punished for Harmless Behavior At Home During Zoom Classes

As Black students shifted from the classroom to online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, harsher disciplinary measures that had been carried out against them at school followed them home.

Intersport Launches ‘The John Shippen’ To Identify Historical Barriers And Expand Black Representation In Golf

The event, designed to showcase Black collegiate and professional golfers, is named after John Shippen, Jr., who was the first American-born golf professional and also the country’s first Black golf professional.

Seattle Fire Department To Host Pop-Up Vaccination Clinics At Pike Place Market, Juneteenth Celebrations, And With Community Partners On Beacon Hill

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan announced that this week, the Seattle Fire Department (SFD) will host three pop-up clinics in partnership with community-based and faith-based organizations across Seattle. These pop-ups are in addition to SFD’s clinics at all Mariners home games, and at Seattle Public Schools middle and high schools. SFD will finish second doses at its in-school clinics this week.

Labor Leaders To Host Juneteenth Motorcade And Rally Against Racism And Police Brutality

This Saturday, June 19, in observance of Juneteenth, community and labor organizations are coming together for a Motorcade and Rally to Stop Police Brutality and end Systematic Racism.

Navy Denies Football Team Captain’s Request To Delay Service To Play In NFL

Kinley, Navy's 2021 class president who graduated last month, had signed with the Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers as an undrafted rookie cornerback and attended the team's rookie minicamp two weeks ago. But in a statement on his Twitter on Monday, he said the Secretary of the Navy had denied his request to delay his military service and said that he is being required to commission in the US Navy as an Ensign