by Maggie Block
At the beginning of Governor Jay Inslee’s stay-at-home orders to slow the spread of COVID-19, the King County Library System (KCLS) and the South Seattle Emerald teamed up to offer book recommendations to help readers get through the pandemic shutdown. While there may be more opportunities to get out and about now, many of us continue to spend time at home, and could still use some great digital reading material to consume during the reopening process. Continue reading Stay-at-Home, Read-at-Home With KCLS: Celebrating Pride
by Emerald Contributors
The big parade takes place every year downtown, but a number of events around the city and particularly the South End highlight the diversity of the month-long celebration. South Seattle Emerald contributors Carolyn Bick and Guy Oron offered up their images of Pride from several events this year. And a group of Seattle Pride parade participants shared their view on war and militarism.
Continue reading PHOTOS: Seattle Celebrates Pride 2019
by Kelsey Hamlin
The planning was set over the course of a week, organized by three core members. This year’s Pride Parade would feature a surprise altar for Charleena Lyles, a 30-year-old pregnant mother of 4 killed by Seattle Police Department officers Steven McNew and Jason Anderson on June 18. Continue reading Paying Tribute to Charleena Lyles, No Justice No Pride Action Disrupts Pride Parade