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New Climate Justice for Black Lives Collective Holds First Rally on Beacon Hill

by Paul Faruq Kiefer


Over the course of two hours on Saturday afternoon, some 200 people trickled onto a sunny field in Jefferson Park on Beacon Hill to join a rally and march held by the newly formed Climate Justice for Black Lives collective. After a brief blessing by an Indigenous LGBTQIA+ drum group, emcee B.M. Williams explained that the gathering was “about celebrating our resilience as Black people, Indigenous people and People of Color” while calling attention to the dire and worsening impacts of climate change on BIPOC communities locally and nationwide. 

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Photo Essay: 60,000 Silent Protesters Send Loud Message Against Racism

by Elizabeth Turnbull, Chloe Collyer, Carolyn Bick, and Susan Fried


Thousands of protestors waved signs and marched the nearly two miles from Judkins Park to Jefferson Park in South Seattle on Friday. In place of chants of protest, the streets inhabited by the March of Silence were quiet. Continue reading Photo Essay: 60,000 Silent Protesters Send Loud Message Against Racism