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Mount Baker Community Club’s MLK Scholarship Awarded to 8 South End Students of Color

by Amanda Ong


Eight South Seattle high school Students of Color have been awarded $16,000 each for college costs from the Mount Baker Community Club’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship, helping South End students to fulfill their dreams of going to four-year universities. All recipients this year are the first generation in their family to attend college, with two students from Rainier Beach High School, two from Franklin High School, two from Cleveland High School, one from Garfield High School, and one from Seattle Academy of Arts and Sciences. They have plans to attend a range of colleges both local and national, public and private.

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NEWS GLEAMS: Building Black Wealth, Seeking Community Heroes, & More!

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NEWS GLEAMS: White Center Fire Recovery, SPL New Hours, & More!

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Seattle University Black Student Union Begins New Student Led Scholarship Program

by Chamidae Ford


Following the death of George Floyd, Seattle University’s Black Student Union (BSU) gathered to discuss how they could improve the experience of Black students at their college. BSU President Adilia Watson asked her peers what some of the main issues facing Black students at Seattle University are. She hoped the BSU could then use this increased awareness to garner support from people for improving the experience of Black students. Two main concerns raised caught the attention of Watson. 

“The lack of diversity in the staff and faculty of Seattle U, and the lack of economic support for Black students,” Watson said. 

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