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One-Woman Production Features Story of Famed Activist Fannie Lou Hamer

by Amanda Ong


Until Feb. 12, Fannie: The Music and Life of Fannie Lou Hamer is running at Seattle Rep in co-production with the Goodman Theatre in Chicago. The production is a one-woman show celebrating the life of Fannie Lou Hamer, the famed American civil rights activist. The show’s playwright, Cheryl L. West, is a longtime resident of Seattle and one of Seattle Rep’s most-produced living playwrights. 

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The Morning Update Show — 8/23/21

The Morning Update Show — hosted by Trae Holiday and The Big O (Omari Salisbury) — is the only weekday news and information livestream that delivers culturally relevant content to the Pacific Northwest’s urban audience. Omari and Trae analyze the day’s local and national headlines as well as melanin magic in our community. Watch live every weekday at 11 a.m. on any of the following channels, hosted by Converge Media: YouTube, Twitch, Facebook, Periscope, and whereweconverge.com.

We also post the Morning Update Show here on the Emerald each day after it airs, so you can catch up any time of day while you peruse our latest posts.

Morning Update Show — Monday, August 23

LIVE — Sadé A. Smith, Civil Rights Attorney | Did the FBI Target BLM Protesters? | Texas Lt. Gov. Blames COVID Surge on Black People | Misinformation & Hesitancy in Our Community | Proof N the Play Sports Update | Remembering Fannie Lou Hamer

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