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Podcast: Black Coffee Shop Victimized By Vandalism, Burglary And Harassment

Interview with Darnesha Weary, owner of Black Coffee Northwest in Shoreline, about vandalism, burglaries and harassment of their business/employees that she believes are racially motivated.

Podcast: Black Philanthropy Month

Interview with T'wina Nobles, President of the Tacoma Urban League and one of the architects of the Black Future Coop Fund, about Black Philanthropy Month and the virtual events that they have planned.

Podcast: Eviction Moratoriums

Interview with Linda Taylor, Housing Director for the Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle, about the federal and state eviction moratoriums and options that are available to both renters and landlords/homeowners.

Podcast: Seattle Mayoral Candidate Bruce Harrell

Rhythm & News interview with Seattle Mayoral Candidate Bruce Harrell.

Podcast: COVID Vaccines, Variants, Increased Infection Rates and New Guidelines

Interview with Dennis Worsham, Interim Director of Public Health of Seattle and King County, regarding the most up-to-date information about COVID-19, the Delta variant, COVID vaccines, vaccination rates, new COVID guidance, and the increase in new COVID cases.

Podcast: Dr. Calvin Watts Named New Superintendent Of Gwinnett County Schools

Interview with Kent Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Calvin Watts about his leaving the district to become superintendent of the Gwinnett County Public Schools in Georgia, his tenure at Kent Public Schools, his handling of COVID, and other education related issues.

Podcast: COVID-19,The Vaccine And Variants From The Perspective Of An Infectious Disease Expert

Dr. George Counts, one of the leading infectious disease experts, talks about COVID-19, the variants, the COVID vaccines, and how to best protect yourself and others.

Podcast: WA State Legislature’s Courage Gap On Education

Rhythm & News interview with Marcus Harden, Community Engagement & Policy Manager for the Washington State Charter Schools, on the Washington State Legislature's failure to properly fund charter schools. Interview By Chris B. Bennett.

Podcast: Seattle’s $30 Million Investment Proposal For Communities Of Color

Rhythm & News interview with Donna Moodie, a member of Mayor Durkan's Equitable Communities Initiative Task Force, about their recommendations on how the city should invest $30 million into communities of color. Interview by Chris B. Bennett.

Podcast: Amazon: Investing In Seattle’s Central Area

Rhythm & News interview with Taylor Hoang, Senior Manager of External Affairs with Amazon, about Amazon's recent donation of $1 million with non-profit organizations that serves communities of color in Seattle's Central Area. Interview by Chris B. Bennett.

Latest News

Football Superstar Calls For Social Media CEOs And Footballers To Meet

Chelsea's Romelu Lukaku has called for Big Tech CEOs, governments and football bodies to have a meeting with Premier League players to come up with solutions to deal with racism and discrimination in the game. The Belgian superstar was speaking exclusively to CNN ahead of Chelsea's No To Hate campaign.

The Technology Inspired By Return Work

From tech giants to start ups: Solutions inspired by a global work from home initiative may thrive in our post-pandemic future, too.

Senators Fail To Reach Deal On George Floyd Justice In Policing Act

Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Sen. Tim Scott (R-South Carolina) called off the talks. No further discussions are in the works.

Award-Winning D.C. Pediatrician Says Vaccines And Masks Are Like Airbags And Seat-belts

In one of the nation’s capital’s poorest and most traumatized communities, Dr. Lewis-Ragland has gained the kind of trust and respect from residents that other physicians often find elusive.

Families Of Missing Black & Brown People Frustrated With ‘Missing White Women Syndrome’

Some experts say the nation faces "Missing White Women Syndrome," which is defined by the heavier media attention White women and girls receive when they go missing compared to anyone outside of those demographics, according to a study published by the Northwestern University School of Law in 2016.