Category Archives: Community

The Beachcomber: Where Everyone (In Skyway) Knows Your Name

by Marcus Harrison Green

Anyone walking through the doors of the Beachcomber Bar & Grill in Skyway might be overwhelmed by its apparent “ordinariness” – especially if one is prone to a fetish for the hip and trendy that is standard for any bar or lounge that graces Belltown or Capitol Hill. Continue reading The Beachcomber: Where Everyone (In Skyway) Knows Your Name

South Seattle Latino Community Dormant No More

by drea chicas

Families gathered for “Latino Family Night” at Graham Hill Elementary last week. During the evening, parents advocated for their children’s education and listened to Mrs. Jeri Gonzales Abrams, an immigration lawyer, who presented critical information on Obama’s new executive actions Continue reading South Seattle Latino Community Dormant No More

Rainier Beach High School Students “Hunger for Justice”

by drea chicas

Rainier Beach students gather outside the school for a "chalk out." Photo Credit: drea chicas
Rainier Beach students gather outside the school for a “chalk out.” Photo Credit: drea chicas

When 25 Rainier Beach High School (RBHS) students, almost all young women, decided to walk-out on Monday supporting national walk outs in memory of Michael Brown, they made one thing clear: they are speaking up and we must hear them. Continue reading Rainier Beach High School Students “Hunger for Justice”

In Wake of Ferguson, Young Leaders Meet in the Southend to Affirm “Black Lives Matter”

by James Williams

“This is what history looks like, as it happens.”  Remarked Amelia Vassar, mother of a 13-year-old black boy who attends Denny Middle School in West Seattle “When change does come, I think it is always people like the young folk in this room who make it happen.”

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Thanksgiving Brings Opportunity for Southend Community to Break Bread Together

by Staff Writer

CC Image courtesy of WishUponaCupcake on Flickr
CC Image courtesy of WishUponaCupcake on Flickr

Southend residents will find limited excuses for their Thanksgivings not to overflow with cranberry sauce and tryptophan tomorrow as several South Seattle neighborhoods- from West Hill to Hillman City- will be hosting “Turkey Day” community dinners. Continue reading Thanksgiving Brings Opportunity for Southend Community to Break Bread Together