by Marcus Harrison Green
Cortez Charles awoke Monday morning with a pain-soaked heart and a mind rumbling with confusion.
Like many in Seattle’s black community, the father of 4 was left reeling from the news that Charleena Lyles, 30-year-old pregnant mother of 3, was fatally shot by police officers in her Seattle apartment the previous day.
Awash in anguish and community outrage over the killing, Charles was struck by a dilemma. Continue reading With Aspirations of Healing Community Divides, Youth Advocate Carries Forward with Peace Festival