Fighting Racism on the Job

Black History Month Forum 2019 Fighting Racism on the Job Speakers: Markisha Dixon Protech union Local 17 and Seattle Silence Breaker member standing up to race and sex discrimination facing workers at the City of Seattle. Tamasha Emedi Teacher at Hazel Valley Elementary and Building Representative to Highline Education Association striving to diversify teaching staff […]
Feb 7, 2019

Placing #MeToo in Black history

#MeToo continues to be an international movement. But not enough credit goes to Tarana Burke, who coined the phrase to empower young Black women.
Feb 28, 2018

The Creation of Whiteness

This half-day workshop will explore the history of why white identity was intentionally created, how it has functioned to legitimize oppression, and what people of all racial identities can do to challenge the false ideal of whiteness in our culture. Participants will be asked to reflect on how whiteness plays a role in their lives, […]
Feb 5, 2018

Seattle youth on the rise for Black Lives Matter

Students at Garfield and Rainier Beach high schools are taking the lead as activists.
Feb 15, 2018

Misusing MLK: Focus on King’s “peace” silences Black protest

How myths about Martin Luther King Jr.’s views suppresses Black activism and hides MLK true history as a radical revolutionary.
Feb 8, 2018

Top 5 things to do in Seattle this February

Lunar New Year and Black History Month mean there's plenty of things to do in Seattle this February.
Feb 3, 2016
Delicious Jamaican breakfast including ackee, plantain, breadfruit, and mango-pineapple juice. (Photo from Flickr by Christina Xu)

Culinary tours for women of color, coming soon to Seattle

Inspired by her Pan-Africanist upbringing in Seattle, Nacala Ayele plans to launch culinary tours exploring the cuisine of the global african diaspora.
Apr 13, 2015
Black History Month events and curriculum are mostly oriented toward iconic figures of the American Civil Rights Movement like Martin Luther King, Jr., rather than African history. (Photo by Yoichi R. Okamoto, White House Press Office)

Why my African friends don’t celebrate Black History Month

Should Black History Month have more to do with Africa and African immigrants?
Feb 26, 2015