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Social Worker Turns Birthday Party Into Battle for Dodge Ball Supremacy

by Marcus Harrison Green

Mahogany Villars’ plans for her 30th birthday are about as orthodox as they come. This Saturday’s festivities include longtime friends, adoring family, and booming dance music.  Oh, and there’s also that whole spending several hours darting feverishly around a gymnasium while avoiding an onslaught of 6 pound rubber balls targeting her head thing. Continue reading Social Worker Turns Birthday Party Into Battle for Dodge Ball Supremacy

Reflections from My Time at Standing Rock

by Michael “Renaissance” Moynihan

I did not journey across the country to learn anything, I ventured to stand in solidarity with our Native relatives, but while I was at Standing Rock in the Oceti Sakowin Camp, I was taught and learned much. One of the first things I learned was how vast the camp is. I do not know what I thought I would see, but I was not expecting an entire valley filled with tents, teepees, campers, vehicles and people. Continue reading Reflections from My Time at Standing Rock

News Gleams: South Seattle Getting Its Own Traffic Update Show

collected by Antonio Foster 

South Seattle Traffic Jam Program Premiering on Rainier Valley Radio

South Seattleites looking for hyper-local traffic updates while commuting home are in luck. Rainier Valley Radio will launch their weekday South Seattle Traffic Jam show beginning on Monday. The program will run from 4pm to 6pm Monday through Friday, with live news and traffic updates every 15 minutes focused on Southeast Seattle and East King County. Listeners will be able to call into KVRU at 206-432-4260 to provide information about their commutes. The program can be listened to at KVRU.org or on a mobile phone using the TuneIn app.

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Freedom School Immerses Students in Liberation Education

by Sharayah Lane

As the year comes to a close and the haze of an election filled with racism, sexism and xenophobia moves closer to an inaugural reality, walking into a freedom school is no doubt a revitalizing and liberating experience for south Seattle’s youth. Continue reading Freedom School Immerses Students in Liberation Education