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NAACP LAUNCHES #WEAREDONEDYING CAMPAIGN, EMPOWERING BLACK AND BROWN COMMUNITIES TO TAKE ACTION AGAINST SENSELESS...

Washington, D.C. (May 7, 2020) – The NAACP, the nation’s foremost social justice organization, has launched a campaign entitled #WeAreDoneDying, aimed at exposing the inequities embedded into the American healthcare system and the country at large. From COVID-19...
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For Black People, The Country Returning ‘Back To Normal’ Is Not Good Enough

Originally posted on Essense.com - Read the full article here By Tracey Ross Over the past couple of months, we’ve watched as a pandemic has taken over the country while...

Chukundi Salisbury Tells “Disaster Capitalists”: “#ThisHouseIsNOTForSale”

Southeast Seattle resident and current candidate for the 37th Legislative District Chukundi “Kun” Salisbury recently launched his #ThisHouseIsNOTForSale campaign to strike back against ruthless developers using the cover of COVID-19 to aggressively and deceptively pressure the area’s residents into selling their homes.

Mother For Police Accountability & Deesculate Washington Celebrate Certification of I-940

With Certification this past Tuesday, I-940 is Headed to the Legislature and hopefully, the Ballot! Many people at the "Not This Time" I-940 Party on Wednesday Night said that this certification, was really complete and utter validation of the work...

Jermaine Dupri, Cameo, Richelieu Dennis, Tamika Mallory, Marley Dias, Dr. Lonnie Johnson, Rhyon Brown...

Performers to Include Doug E. Fresh, Keke Wyatt, Anthony Hamilton, Bow Wow, Sir the Baptist, Arrested Development, Estelle Cee Lo Green, Omar Gooding, Angell Conwell Among Presenters Larenz Tate (Power) and Erica Ash (Survivor's Remorse) to Host 26th Annual Event World...

Urban League taking steps to end homelessness in Seattle

The Urban League of Metropolitan (ULMS) Seattle recently announced its new Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle Street Team dedicated to connecting and supporting our most vulnerable population, our homeless. The ULMS Street team will provide support that homeless individuals and...

Africatown Innovation Center Vandalized – Volunteers and Donations Sought

So sometimes you need see things in person, for yourself, and today was one of those times.  I saw the images on Facebook earlier in the weekend and of course they were troubling, however, seeing a SWASTIKA on the wall...

Amazing One Man Show “RODNEY KING” by Roger Guenveur Smith coming to Seattle

The Obie Award-winning soloist Roger Guenveur Smith navigates the tragically abbreviated life and times of the late Rodney King. King’s savage (and videotaped) beating by members of the Los Angeles Police Department in 1991 ignited a deadly riot upon...

White man leaves KKK robe at consignment store owned by black Redmond woman

Shane Coakley's Momma's store was targeted by this aledged KKK Hate Crime.  Many in the Seattle Community know Shane from his Transportation Company, His work as a Car Salesman, and his promoter days with the Shades of Seattle Calendar....

WASHINGTON STATE COMMISSION ON AFRICAN AMERICAN AFFAIRS E-NEWSLETTER 1/4/2016

The Commission serves as the official state representative of the African American community—advising the Governor, Legis­lature and state agencies regarding policy development and im­plementation. The commission also works to establish relation­ships with local governments and private sector organizations that...