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Graphic Novel Explores the History and Criminalization of Cannabis

by Katie Pyontek

Box Brown’s graphic novel Cannabis: The Illegalization of Weed in America, explores the long, racist history of cannabis prohibition in the United States. It’s a history of fabricated studies, hate-mongering, and propaganda. Continue reading Graphic Novel Explores the History and Criminalization of Cannabis

Booklover’s Delight: Thousands Flock to Opening of Seward Park Third Place Books

by Marcus Harrison Green

South Seattle bibliophiles had reason to rejoice on Saturday as Seward Park’s long-awaited Third Place Books finally opened after months of development.

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Seattle Times columnist Jerry Large converses with friends on May 21, 2016 during the grand opening of Third Place Book’s newest location in Seattle’s Seward Park neighborhood. Photo Credit: Jovelle Tamayo

An estimated 4000 people, including local luminaries such as Seattle Times columnist Jerry Large, packed the 7200 sq foot building, housing both Third Place and restaurant Raconteur, throughout the day. Continue reading Booklover’s Delight: Thousands Flock to Opening of Seward Park Third Place Books