OP-ED: The issue of Black hair

OP-ED: The issue of Black hair

For over four hundred years natural Black hair has been stigmatized and viewed as unacceptable in professional workplaces as well as within society's beauty standards. Discrimination against natural Black hair is an issue of historical relevance that has

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Transgender cousin of Jacob Blake receives anti-LGBT threats

Transgender cousin of Jacob Blake receives anti-LGBT threats

It was difficult enough for Elliot Chafetz, 20, to tell his own family he was not only Transgender but Gay as well. However, Chafetz found himself thrust before the public eye when his cousin, Jacob Blake, was shot at seven times and hit in the back four

Remarks by Julia Jackson, Jacob Blake's mother, made on August 25

Remarks by Julia Jackson, Jacob Blake's mother, made on August 25

EDITOR'S NOTE: In response to Jacob Blake being shot four times in the back by Kenosha, Wisconsin police officer Rusten Sheskey on August 23, 2020 resulting in him being paralyzed from the waist down and sparking nationwide protests, Julia Jackson made th

Police sweep CHOP out of existence

Police sweep CHOP out of existence

After 24 days of occupation by Black Lives Matter protesters, the Capitol Hill Organized Protest (CHOP) on Seattle's Capitol Hill is no more.

The Multiplicity of Oppressions

The Multiplicity of Oppressions

This month has stirred up some very mixed emotions within me, and I have found myself spending an inordinate amount of time trying to sift through and make sense of them.

Proud Boys Terrorize Capitol Hill

Proud Boys Terrorize Capitol Hill

An alert on Twitter, a share to Facebook and a post to Instagram is how many in Seattle came to be aware of an alleged abduction by members of the Proud Boys, a far-right neo-fascist organization that has been labeled a "hate group" by the Southern Povert

GSBA & CHBA respond to police violence

GSBA & CHBA respond to police violence

To Mayor Durkan, members of the Seattle City Council, City Attorney Holmes, and Chief Best,