Tag Archives: Takiyah Ward

The Morning Update Show — 7/9/21

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 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, July 9

Live From Pier 62 on the Seattle Waterfront! | #FeelGoodFriday | LIVE — Takiyah Ward | LIVE — Besa Gordon | LIVE — Sarneshea Evans

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The Future of Art Is Collaboration: A Conversation with Takiyah Ward

by Beverly Aarons


Seattle native, visual artist, dancer, Black Lives Matter muralist, and the owner of T-Dubs Customs, Takiyah Ward, has been selected as the 2020 Seattle Waterfront Virtual Artist-In-Residence. In a telephone interview, Ward shared her roadmap for the residency and her thoughts on life as an artist. Continue reading The Future of Art Is Collaboration: A Conversation with Takiyah Ward

Estelita’s Library Holds Teaching Event Imparting Lessons From Black Panther Party’s Newspaper

By Carolyn Bick

Pouring from the entrance of the cozy Estelita’s Library in Beacon Hill, people listened to Jerrell Davis, also known artistically as Rell Be Free, perform inside. Out back in the library’s courtyard, others created silkscreen prints with the help of Takiyah Ward, the visual artist behind T-DUB Customs, and Franklin High School students raised money for an art class. Continue reading Estelita’s Library Holds Teaching Event Imparting Lessons From Black Panther Party’s Newspaper