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.
Rhythm & News interview with Seattle Songstress Josephine Howell about her battle and recovery from COVDI-19. Interview by Chris B. Bennett.
Rhytmm & News interview with Todd Minor, owner of Nana's Souther Kitchen in Kent, about their first year anniversary. Interview by Chris B. Bennett.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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 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."
“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.”
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.