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Podcast: Seattle Public Schools Superintendent Will Not Seek New Contract

Rhythm & News interview with Clyde Merriwether about Seattle Public Schools Superitendent Denise Juneau's announcement that she will not seek a new contract. Interview by Chris B. Bennett.

Podcast: Urban League Credit Worshop

Rhythm & News interview with Linda Taylor with the Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle about their upcoming credit workshops. Interview by Chris B. Bennett.

Podcast: Seattle King County Public Health Events

Rhythm & News interview with Kevin Proctor with Public Health - Seattle King County about a series of upcoming events where people can get flu shots, COVID test and information on health insurance enrollment. Interview by Chris B. Bennett.

Podcast: Josephine Howell Talks About Her Recovery From COVID

Rhythm & News interview with Seattle Songstress Josephine Howell about her battle and recovery from COVDI-19. Interview by Chris B. Bennett.

Podcast: Nana’s Southern Kitchen Celebrates One Year Anniversary

Rhytmm & News interview with Todd Minor, owner of Nana's Souther Kitchen in Kent, about their first year anniversary. Interview by Chris B. Bennett.

Podcast: Candidate Jamila Taylor’s Final Push Towards The General Election

Rhythm & News interview with Jamila Taylor, candidate for State Rep. in Washington's 30th Legislative District, about her legislative agenda and the final stretch of her campaign. Interview by Chris B. Bennett.

Podcast: Ed Prince – Exercising Your Right To Vote

Rhythm & News interview with Ed Prince, Executive Director of the Washington State Commission on African American Affairs, about the importance of voting and a historical perspective on voter suppression and its impact on society. Interview by Chris B. Bennett.

Podcast: 25 Alive Campaign – Island Soul Restaurant

Rhythm & News interview with Theo Martin, owner of Island Soul Restaurant, about The Seattle Medium's 25 Alive campaign and how he is navigating COVID-19. Invterview by Chris B. Bennett.

Podcast: NAACP Demands For The Removal of SPS Superintendent Denise Juneau

Rhythm & News interview with Carolyn Riley-Payne, President of The Seattle King County NAACP, about their call for the Seattle Public School Board to terminate the contract of Supt. Denise Juneau. Interview by Chris B. Bennett.

Podcast: Debra Entenman’s Re-Election Campaign

Rhythm & News interview with State Rep Debra Entenman (District 47) about her legislative agenda and the final push towards her re-election campaign. Interview by Chris B. Bennett.

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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.

City Of Seattle Begins Administering Pfizer Vaccine To 12 – 15 Year-Olds

“Seattle’s road to recovery starts with vaccinations. We can’t safely come together again as a city and a community until the vast majority of us are vaccinated, and that includes our younger residents,” said Durkan. “The City is proud to immediately begin offering the Pfizer vaccine to youth throughout our region, and we’ll continue to come up with creative ways to bring the vaccine directly to our communities.”

The CDC Says Fully Vaccinated People Can Go Without Masks

The CDC has updated its Covid-19 pandemic guidelines, now saying that people who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 do not need to wear masks or socially distance indoors or outdoors. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta answers your questions on what the new CDC recommendations mean for Americans, and also discusses his new feature documentary, "Race for The Vaccine."

Family Of Black Doctors Has Social Media Buzzing

“Our dad, Dr. Herbert Oye, is a Nigerian immigrant. Upon moving to the United States, he attended medical school and has worked tirelessly to build his own Vascular Surgery practice,” the young physicians wrote in a statement on Facebook. “Dad has since opened a hospital back in Nigeria and splits his time between the United States and Nigeria. We are all currently in the medical field as a second-, third- and fourth-year medical student and a first year Internal Medicine Resident.”

Inslee Sets June 30 As Re-opening Date For The State Of Washington

According to Inslee, the full reopening of the state could happen prior to June 30 if 70% or more of Washingtonians over the age of 16 initiate vaccination. Washington has administered over six million doses of vaccine, and 56 percent of Washingtonians have initiated vaccination.