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Friday, July 30, 2021



Podcast: Garfield High School’s 2021 Football Team

Rhythm & News interview with Garfield High School Head Football Coach Reggie Witherspoon, Jr. about the team's 2021 season, their victory over Rainier Beach and the unique combination of talent at all grade levels, including freshmen, on this year's varsity football team.

Podcast – Protecting Renters From Discrimination

Rhythm & News interview with Ian Warner, public policy director with Zillow, about tools available through Zillow to help protect renters from discrimination.

Podcast: Helping Students Navigate COVID-19 Mentally And Physically

Seattle Medium/Rhythm & News interview with clinical psychologist Dr. Ben Johnson about the mental, physical and nutritional support needed for children to successully navigate online learning during COVID. Interview by Chris B. Bennett.

Podcast: The Seattle Community Safety Initiative

Rhythm & News interview with Paul Patu about a coalition of community groups that have come together to make the Central Area, West Seattle and Southeast Seattle safe for all residents.

Podcast: Should You Take The COVID Vaccine?

Rhythm & News interview with Dr. John Vassall and Dr. Bessie Young about the safety of the COVID vaccines that are available and whether or not people should take them and why.

Podcast: COVID-19 Testing, Vaccines And The African American Community

Rhythm & News interview with Dr. Colin Romero and Daphne Pie about COVID-19 and the African American community, testing, vaccines and resources available through Public Health - Seattle King County. Interview by Chris B. Bennett.

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.

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