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Tuesday, August 3, 2021



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: 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.

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: Seattle Public Schools Education Update With Dr. Brent Jones

Interview with Seattle Public Schools' Interim Superintendent Dr. Brent Jones, Chief Academic Officer Dr. Keisha Scarlett, and Dr. Mia Williams, director of SPS' department of African American Male Achievement about SPS' plans to return to in-class learning in the fall, challenges related to COVID, lessons learned and the outlook for the next school year.

Podcast: Spring Institute on Children, Race, and Racism

Rhythm & News interview with Dwane Chappelle, director of the City of Seattle's Department of Education & Early Learning, and Sonja Griffin, DEEL’s Manager of Quality Practice & Professional Development, about their upcoming conference on Elevating the Brilliance of Black Boys.

Podcast: Joey Thomas On The Will To Succeed

Rhythm & News interview with former Garfield High School football coach and NFL football player Joey Thomas about overcoming adversity and the will to succeed as an athlete and in life.

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‘I Should Have Gotten The Damn Vaccine’

Jessica DuPreez talks with John Berman about her 39- year-old fiance who died from Covid-19. She discusses why they didn't get vaccinated, and how she thinks the shot could have saved the father of her kids.

Beyoncé’s ‘Formation’ Named Best Music Video Of All Time By Rolling Stone

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Since we are talking years of development and billions of dollars to make its luxury car lineup happen, we did not see a sport utility until the 2020 model year. But the GV80 has been worth the wait.

Black Philanthropy Month Is Black Freedom

Black philanthropy is rooted in West African culture and traditions of communal giving and sharing. These traditions traveled to the United States as part of the trans-Atlantic slave trade, and the practice of helping each other was essential to our ancestors’ survival.