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Sunday, October 24, 2021



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: Dr. Rachel Issaka – New Guidelines For Colon Cancer Screenings

Interview with Dr. Rachel Issaka, an assistant professor with UW Medicine and a health services researcher with the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, about new recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force that calls for colorectal cancer screenings for adults to now begin at age 45,

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.

Podcast: Alena Larie

Rhythm & News interview with Seattle-based recording artist Alena Larie about her career, new genre and new music.

Podcast: Alaska Airlines – UNCF Partnership

Rhythm & News interview with Linda Thompson-Black, Area Development Director for UNCF Northwest/Washington, Oregon, Alaska and Idaho, about their partnership with Alaska Airlines and the unveiling of Alaska's UNCF inspired aircraft.

Podcast: When Your Love Ones Go Missing

Rhythm & News with Senior NNPA National Correspondent Stacy Brown about the disproportionate number of Black and Brown children that go missing each year, and helpful tips on being proactive about locating loved ones who are missing.

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