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Saturday, June 19, 2021



Podcast: King County Eviction Prevention And Rental Assistance

Rhythm & News interview with Linda Taylor, housing director for the Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle, about King County's allocation of $41 million for eviction prevention and rental assistance. Interview by Chris B. Bennett.

Podcast: Washington For Black Lives

Rhythm & News interview with Monisha Harrell about Washington For Black Lives - a new coalition of community-based organizations to combat police violence in communities across the state of Washington.

Podcast: Sexism And The 2020 Presidential Race

Rhythm and News intervew with Dr. Barbara Reynolds about sexism and the 2020 presidential election. Interview by Chris B. Bennett.

Podcast: Exclusive Interview With Retiring Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best

Rhythm & News interview with Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best about her recently announced retirement, career and new beginnings. Interview by Chris B. Bennett.

Podcast: Chukundi Salisbury’s Bid For 37th District State Rep.

Rhythm & News interview with Chukundi Salisbury, candidate for Washington State Representative Pos. 2 in the 37th Leg. Dist., about his campaign and legisaltive priorities. Interview by Chris B. Bennett.

Podcast: Debra Entenman State Rep 47th District Re-election Bid

Rhythm & News interview with Washington State Representative Debra Entenman (47th Leg. Dist.) about her re-election bid and legislative priorities. Interview by Chris B. Bennett.

Podcast: Jamila Taylor For 30th District State Rep.

Rhythm & News interview with Jamila Taylor, candidate for State Representative Position 1 in the 30th Legislative District, about her candidacy and legislative priorities if elected. Interview by Chris B. Bennett.

Podcast: In Her Own Words – Tia Shabazz’s 94-Day Battle With COVID-19

Rhythm & News interview with Tia Shabazz, a COVID-19 survivor, about her 94-day battle with the virus. Interview by Chris B. Bennett

Podcast: Rainier Beach’s Adopt-a-Senior Program

Rhythm & News interview with Teri Redmond-Ward about a community driven adopt-a-senior programming for the Rainier Beach High School Class of 2020 and a GuFundMe fundraiser to help buy laptops and giftcards for food as they get ready to embark on the next stage of their lives.

Podcast: Principal Ted Howard Leaving Garfield For Tukwila Public Schools

Rhythm & News interview with outgoing Garfield High School Principal Ted Howard II about his tenure at Garfield, his career, education in today's environment and his new position as Chief Academic Officer (CAO) for the Tukwila School District.

Latest News

Ending Virtual-School Oppression: Black Students Disproportionately Punished for Harmless Behavior At Home During Zoom Classes

As Black students shifted from the classroom to online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, harsher disciplinary measures that had been carried out against them at school followed them home.

Intersport Launches ‘The John Shippen’ To Identify Historical Barriers And Expand Black Representation In Golf

The event, designed to showcase Black collegiate and professional golfers, is named after John Shippen, Jr., who was the first American-born golf professional and also the country’s first Black golf professional.

Seattle Fire Department To Host Pop-Up Vaccination Clinics At Pike Place Market, Juneteenth Celebrations, And With Community Partners On Beacon Hill

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan announced that this week, the Seattle Fire Department (SFD) will host three pop-up clinics in partnership with community-based and faith-based organizations across Seattle. These pop-ups are in addition to SFD’s clinics at all Mariners home games, and at Seattle Public Schools middle and high schools. SFD will finish second doses at its in-school clinics this week.

Labor Leaders To Host Juneteenth Motorcade And Rally Against Racism And Police Brutality

This Saturday, June 19, in observance of Juneteenth, community and labor organizations are coming together for a Motorcade and Rally to Stop Police Brutality and end Systematic Racism.

Navy Denies Football Team Captain’s Request To Delay Service To Play In NFL

Kinley, Navy's 2021 class president who graduated last month, had signed with the Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers as an undrafted rookie cornerback and attended the team's rookie minicamp two weeks ago. But in a statement on his Twitter on Monday, he said the Secretary of the Navy had denied his request to delay his military service and said that he is being required to commission in the US Navy as an Ensign