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Life on the Margins Episode 5: The Movement for Change

by Enrique Cerna, Jini Palmer, and Marcus Harrison Green


Episode Summary

The movement for change rolls on. On this episode, we look at the creation of Seattle’s Capitol Hill Occupied Protest. After recent protests, some peaceful, some not, #CHOP took root as Seattle police abandoned its East Precinct. We also talk with Elmer Dixon, co-founder of Seattle’s Black Panther in the late 60’s, another time of major civil unrest in Seattle and the nation. He shares his thoughts on the similarities of that time and the present. And we meet educator and artist Aileen Granstrom, one of 200 artists who have contributed their time and skills to create murals with messages in the Seattle Chinatown International District.

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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