by Marcus Harrison Green, columnist
Their roar against racism was deafening. They railed against the condemning of black lives to draconian prison system. They denounced gentrification as infrastructural warfare waged against those of color. Their analysis of race relations in “America’s most progressive city” was as sobering as it was unsettling to their audience – They were a collection of all white people. Continue reading Free to Dissent: White Anti-Racist Group Upends County at Community Meeting
This article was originally published in the Seattle Globalist and has been reprinted with permission.
by Reagan Jackson
As a neighborhood between South Seattle’s Columbia City and Rainier Beach, Hillman City has hardly garnered the reputation of being a hotbed for community in the recent past. But change is coming, and with it, new initiatives, businesses and families that are slowly changing the face of the neighborhood. Continue reading “Young Families” De-gentrifying South Seattle?
Who: Susan Davis
Known Around South Seattle As: The Executive Director of the Rainier Chamber of Commerce Continue reading South Seattle Gem: Susan Davis
by Marilee Jolin
If you spend much time on Rainier Avenue between Brandon St and Mead, you’ve probably seen my friend Joe. He’s out on the sidewalk, most every day, carefully sweeping up leaves and acorns dropped by the huge oaks on our stretch of Rainier Ave. It warms my heart each time I see him out there with his busted-up old broom, keeping the sidewalks clear for all the walkers, showing such respect for this little neighborhood and its inhabitants; like he’s caring for the streets, the trees and the pedestrians all at once – in one big, plastic-bristled swoop. Continue reading Hillman City Rhapsody: Homelessness, Hope and Gentrification
by Lola Peters
Dear Mars Hill Alumni:
Yup. Now’s a good time to reframe your identity: ALUMNI. No doubt Rick Warren gave you lots of good ideas on how to get past this transition in your lives, but I thought you might want to hear from someone who’s actually gone through something similar: a spiritual divorce, if you will. Continue reading Sunday Stew: Dear Mars Hill Alumni
by Andrew Harris
Now that the four month slog that was the NFL regular season is squarely in the rear view, the Seahawks can get on with the business of truly defending their status as Super Bowl Champs. Continue reading Seahawks’ Game Day Preview
by Maia Segura
Let’s just take a deep breath and get some perspective.
We all agree that the sweet Hays were brutally beaten by a psychopath. This guy is still out there, and this is NOT OK on any level. Continue reading “South Seattle, Time to Take a Collective Breath”