by Chardonnay Beaver
According to the Oxford English Dictionary, legacy is defined as “the long-lasting impact of particular events, actions, etc. that took place in the past, or of a person’s life.” Black history and culture encapsulates the legacy of Black people. I celebrate those who dared to dream and those who survived despite injustice.
The contribution I celebrate begins with the legacies within my own family. When considering Seattle’s local Black history, I trace the impact of those who came before me.
My Black history begins at an intersection where two bloodlines of Seattleites meet.Continue reading My Black History: Where Two Bloodlines Meet at an Intersection