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We Don’t Talk About Black Women Enough: A Speech by Sophia Tekola

The abandoned Seattle Police Department East Precinct on Capitol Hill, defaced as the

Jacob Dickson, Assistant Editor

June 15, 2020

In front of a crowd of hundreds gathered around a stage in front of the abandoned Seattle East Police Precinct on Capitol Hill, several black women activists and leaders spoke out on a range of topics for three hours on the afternoon of Saturday, Jun. 13.  Sophia Tekola, the Seattle Central College B...

An Observation of Seattle’s Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone

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Amy Gilbert McGrath, Assistant Editor

June 15, 2020

The people occupying the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone (CHAZ) in Seattle are prepared to stay for a while and have begun creating their own community co-op program. Gardens are being planted, food is being donated, medical teams are established and peacekeeping agents have been patrolling the streets. ...

Black Lives Matter: A Call to Action for EvCC Students

On Jun. 2, protesters in Mill Creek chanted “Black lives matter” while holding signs that said “Justice For All Black Lives” and “Say Their Names”.

Sydney Jackson, Staff Writer

June 12, 2020

Activists are shaking the nation demanding justice for George Floyd, a Black man killed by police in Minneapolis, Minnesota on May 25. Protests in conjunction with the Black Lives Matter movement have spread from big cities to suburbs. Protesters are calling for accountability and change at local and nationa...

Black Lives Matter Protest in Downtown Everett

Deans of EvCC were in attendance at the peaceful Black Lives Matter protest in downtown Everett on Jun. 6, 2020. They wore shirts and held signs that said

Amy Gilbert McGrath, Assistant Editor

June 8, 2020

Approximately 1,000 supporters came out to Everett on Saturday, Jun. 6, to wave signs and march for the “Black Lives Matter” movement. Everett police briefly closed off all lanes of traffic at the intersection of Everett Ave. and Broadway around 3:50 p.m. to safely move the crowd west on Everett ...