The United States Mint officially releases today the American Liberty 225th Anniversary Gold Coin depicting Lady Liberty as an African American, a historic step towards the inclusion of all Americans … Read Full Article
Melissa Jolley knows firsthand that serving your time and being released from prison do not mean you get a clean slate.
Jolley, 43, was one of those parents who showed up to all of the PTA meetings and sporting events to cheer on her three kids. But behind … Read Full Article
Gov. Jay Inslee today named Lisa van der Lugt director of the Washington State Commission on Hispanic Affairs. Van der Lugt has served as acting director since December when Uriel Iniguez resigned to take a position with the Department of Labor and … Read Full Article
Property owners in King County have until Monday, May 1 to pay the first half of their 2017 property taxes. After that date, interest charges and penalties will be added to the tax bill.
To make the process easier, King County provides several … Read Full Article
While juvenile arrests in Washington state have decreased in recent years, racial disparity in the system has increased. According to the Office of Juvenile Justice, youth of color are far more likely to be arrested, prosecuted and found guilty of a crime and … Read Full Article
The National Governors Association (NGA) today released a statement on the Data Retrieval Tool (DRT) for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which the U.S. Department of Education (ED) and the IRS estimate will be offline … Read Full Article
Seattle Mariner second baseman Nelson Cruz's walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth gave the M's an 8-7 victory over the Texas Rangers and earned the home side its first sweep of the season.
The win was dramatic and in sweeping the Rangers, erased … Read Full Article
Forgive Seattle Sounders coach Brian Schmetzer if he has turned into somewhat of a mad scientist and doing his best Dr. Frankstein impression regarding the team's backline.
INJURIES AND SUSPENSION
The Dr. Frankstien routine by Schmetzer was more forced … Read Full Article
Seattle Reign FC will travel to Norco, California for their first match of the 2017 preseason, when they face the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) for the first time in club history.
Kickoff is set for 7:30pm PT at SilverLakes, a new … Read Full Article
The Seattle Sounders ( 1-1-2, 5 points) did not lose but they did not win their Friday nationally televised game against expansion side Atlanta United FC ( 2-1-1,7 points). Despite taking 13 shots, the Sounders were unable to take advantage of the home field … Read Full Article
Cascade Bicycle Club’s newest ride, the Valley River Ride, will take place this Sunday, April 2. Starting and ending in Renton, the ride travels along the picturesque Cedar and Green Rivers, offering riders the sound of rolling waters and the sweet smell of … Read Full Article
In a city that prides itself on farm to table and organic fresh ALL OF THE THINGS, we knew we needed a festival/fair/fun thing that was completely dedicated to plant-based living. At Veg OUT we ate some of the latest & greatest veg foods from some of the … Read Full Article
James Forman Jr. divides his superb and shattering first book, “Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America,” into two parts: “Origins” and “Consequences.” But the temptation is to scribble in, before “Consequences,” a modifier: … Read Full Article
Screenwriter and author, Deangelo Manuel, is set to release the first of his 2-part book series, Elaine 1919 American Holocaust, using a powerful fictional story to tell the true narrative of the largest and most bloodiest massacre of African Americans on … Read Full Article
Quinton Aaron (Oscar-winning film The Blind Side) and Marcus Henderson (Get Out) star in HALFWAY
April Features Also Include Romantic Stage Play Ladies Book Club and Entertainment Documentary This is for Toronto
"We are absolutely thrilled to be partnering … Read Full Article
Black Women of Brazil profiles Monica Costa, an Afro-Brazilian business owner from the favelas of Rio de Janeiro, who overcame humble beginnings to achieve her American dream. Fourteen years ago, Monica and her husband, Francisco, started Wilniq Auto Body and … Read Full Article
Joy Marie Brannon (Wigg) was born on July 22, 1988 to Twalla Fields and Michael Aikins Brannon. She truly exemplified her name “Joy.” She was a very vivacious and enthusiastic young lady who didn’t wilt under the pressures of life. A loving and fun mother, caring daughter, loyal and protective sibling, and a true friend. […]
Mable Jean Lee born September 5, 1936 in Domino, Texas. As a child, she relocated to Detroit, Michigan. In January of 1952, she relocated to Seattle where she worked at the Boeing Company as a bucker and riveter and later at the Benjamin Franklin and Washington Plaza Hotels. Mable was a member of Walker Chapel […]
May 1, 1936 – March 17, 2017 Ora Lee Staten was born to the union of Reverend Alton B. Staten and Sister Haru Butler Staten on May 1, 1936. Ora Lee received Christ at an early age, and was baptized at Walnut Grove Baptist Church in Carthage Texas. Ora Lee attended school in Carthage, Texas, […]
Delores Shabazz passed away March 18, 2017 in Tacoma, WA. Funeral services will be held Saturday April 1, 2017at Miles Memorial Church 1601 S L St, Tacoma, WA 98405. Viewing services 10-1pm. Funeral services at 1pm. In lieu of flowers the family has requested all contributions be sent to House of Scott Funeral Home 1215 […]
January 5, 1944—-March 22,2017 Service is at: Praise Chapel COGIC 519 3rd St NE, Puyallup, Wa 98372 Visitation at the church 9:00am to 11:00am March 29, 2017 Funeral Services at 11:00am Services entrusted to House of Scott Funeral Home,1215 MLK Jr. Way Tacoma, Wa 98405 (253) 572-9555