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The Morning Update Show — 12/15/20

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 — Tuesday, Dec. 15

Today on the show:

Celebrating Chef Kristi Brown! | LIVE — Chef Kristi Brown | LIVE —
K. Wyking Garrett | Gov. Inslee Announces Equity Investments | Mayor Announces New PDA, First in 40 Years | Jon Scholes — Downtown Seattle Association (DSA) | Cal Anderson Park Sweep

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With Grand Opening, ‘Communion’ Ushers in Community, Family, and Food for All

by Chamidae Ford


On an uncommonly clear and bright Saturday afternoon, a shimmering gold ribbon was cut, marking the opening of Communion Restaurant & Bar. 

In a time of shuttered restaurants, disappearing small businesses, loss, and fear, Kristi Brown, the founder of culinary brand That Brown Girl Cooks! and the co-owner and chef of Communion Restaurant & Bar, has defied odds and opened the doors of her own establishment.

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