Seattle students mark Black Lives Matter at School Week

A coalition of activists, educators and students have organized lesson plans and classrooms in Seattle become filled with discussions and activities, all inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement.
Feb 13, 2019

The Every 28 Hours Plays (Seattle)

A Play reading and celebration to activate, cultivate, and shape the community around the injustices against Black people. The Every 28 Hours Plays is a national collaboration inspired by our current Civil Rights Movement. The title focuses on the widely shared and contested statistic that every 28 hours in America, a black person is killed […]
Dec 2, 2017

Marchers make Black Friday about Black lives

On a day that many treat as a shopping day, Black Lives Matter activists and supporters marched through Seattle to highlight systematic racism in the U.S.
Nov 29, 2016

Black Lives Matter bring peaceful march to Safeco Field

Demonstrators also followed the lead of San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick by kneeling as the National Anthem played over the speakers.
Oct 3, 2016
Seattle Ferguson Protest Photos

Federal judge tells Seattle police union: “Black Lives Matter”

It was the first time a sitting federal judge cited the national movement.
Aug 16, 2016

Anti-Black Lives Matter letter investigated as hate crime

A threatening and racist letter referencing Black Lives Matter activism is being investigated as a hate crime, according to the Seattle Police Department.
Jul 27, 2016

Seattle Black Lives Matter activist refutes recasting of Bernie Sanders confrontation

Some Bernie Sanders supporters have said he gave Black Lives Matter activists the mic at an appearance in Seattle in August. That's not true, says one.
Apr 12, 2016

Nikkita Oliver connects art, activism and education

Meet Nikkita Oliver, Seattle poet, teaching artist, lawyer and jail chaplain.
Mar 21, 2016