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The Morning Update Show — 10/23/20

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’ll 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 — Friday, Oct. 23

Today on the Morning Update Show:

Happy Birthday, Hiram Salisbury!; Sound Transit Transfers Properties; “The Talk” With Mike Davis and Julia Jessie; Rainier Avenue Radio Gets Out the Youth Vote; Zapata Murals on Beacon Hill; and Almost the Weekend.

The Morning Update Show — 10/5/20

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’ll 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, October 5

Today on the Morning Update Show:

  • Community Voices — Gun Violence Roundtable
  • Weekend Shootings in South Seattle
  • Gusti Clark — NoExcusesJobs.com
  • Tony B — Rainier Avenue Radio
  • Civic Cocktail Preview
  • Cannabis Equity Rally & March

Seattle Children’s March Evokes Legacy of Civil Rights Movement Youth

by Sharon H. Chang


“When I say Black Lives, you say Matter. Black Lives–” “Matter!” “Black Lives–” “Matter!” Three thousand children and adults gathered at Garfield High School’s playfield on Saturday afternoon for the Seattle Children’s March to demand an end to police brutality, anti-Blackness, and systemic racism. The playfield was filled with children ranging in age from toddlers and preschoolers to tweens and teens. The march was organized by a committee of Black youth and child leaders with the support of adult educators, parents, and artists. Continue reading Seattle Children’s March Evokes Legacy of Civil Rights Movement Youth

Announcements & Events

curated by Emerald Staff


Here, you’ll find community announcements, events, and other stuff we don’t want to get lost in the fast-churning news cycle!

Have an event or announcement you want to share? Hit us up!

* Featured Event *

T’Challaween Costume Parade on Beacon Hill

October 31, 2 p.m.

The South Seattle Emerald in partnership with Rainier Avenue Radio bring you — T’Challaween! This event will feature a 3/4-mile, *socially distant, *COVID-safe costume parade along the Beacon Hill Greenway. Paraders will travel north to south from around S. College St to S. Hanford St along 18th Ave S. (join anywhere along the route!) and catch “no-touch” candy from our volunteers! And Rainier Avenue Radio will livestream the event for those who can’t be there. **MASKS REQUIRED! (Costume masks alone don’t count.)

WATCH: RainierAvenueRadio.World app or Facebook
LISTEN: www.rainieravenueradio.world

Thank you to our sponsors The Station, Converge Media, Jump Start Consulting, Bar del Corso, Urban Feed & Garden, Beacon Business Alliance, Practically Apparent, and Beacon Arts! (*And a shout out to the Feed the People Plaza and Hello Bicycle!*)


Announcement — 10/23/20: Online and Mail-in Voter Registration Deadline Is Mon., Oct. 26

Info from the Secretary of State: Register online at VoteWA.gov, the state’s online voter portal. All you need is a Washington State driver’s license or I.D. You can also change/update your registration, view a personalized voters’ guide (with information on candidates and measures specific to where you live), locate ballot drop boxes, voting centers, and elections offices, and track your marked ballot once it is in the system.

After Oct. 26, you may register in person at a county elections office or voting center during normal business hours and as late as 8 p.m. on Election Day. But don’t wait until the last minute!

Get tons more info in The Emerald’s 2020 Voters’ Guide.


Racism and Voting Rights

Tues., Oct. 27 — 7–8:30 p.m.
On Zoom — Register here.

From the host, Rainier Valley Historical Society: Join us online for a presentation on voting rights, voter suppression, and disenfranchisement that results from institutional racism and racist policy making. After the presentation, there will be a community discussion and opportunity to speak. 

Our presenter is Maya Manus the Advocacy and Civic Engagement Coordinator of the Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle. (Can’t make it? Watch the event after the Zoom call here.)


Sourced from SPL’s Elections 2020 webpage.

Announcement — 10/21/20: Pick Up Voting Materials at the Seattle Public Library + Five Library Closures On Election Day For COVID Safety

Find information about voting and elections, including important dates, how to register and links to government election websites, at spl.org/elections

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