Events, Shows and Musical Productions

Blessed by the Powerful PIA TOUR 2017 in Seattle

Last night, a very cold and windy night in Seattle, Kingdom Productions brought a fantastic show to us featuring 5 amazing poets Ezekiel Azonwu, Janette…Ikz, Preston Perry, Jackie Hill Perry and special guest poet Chris Webb. I arrived at Doxa Church in Bellevue and was prepared for spoken word poetry but was unprepared for the enlightening word that these poets poured…

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Events, Marches and Demonstration

Women’s March on Seattle Resisting Trump’s Inaguration while Marginalizing Women of Color

In collaboration with nationwide demonstrations, from our capital Washington D.C, Seattle refused to be silent on this 1st day of Trump’s presidency. Women from all walks of life organized and led the 3.6 mile long demonstration from Judkin’s Park to Seattle Center. When I finally arrived at Judkin’s Park, the uphill trek to the meeting location left my asthmatic lungs…

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After 5 Years of Planning UW Chancellor Pulls Back on UWave Radio’s FM Expansion

Only 6 months before deadline As a UWave Radio alumni, I don’t know what to say about a university that refuses to expand a program in which students gain skills in business management, promotions, programing and technology while amplifying student voices.  Mission Statement: UWave Radio is the campus-based community station of the Bothell area and beyond. We are a center…

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Profits from Oppression when we were Christmas Gifts

My reflection on Christmas has interrogated my attachment to the holiday as profits in our country continue to soar from oppression rooted in a time when we were Christmas gifts. When a group’s humanity is stolen, then their mistreatment, abuse and oppression can continue. This is why there was a time when we were traded as gifts like property. Our families…

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Marches and Demonstration

We Must Tell Murray No New Youth Jail in Seattle

Defund Hate Ed Murray and Down Constantine This evening Seattle activists organized a demonstration on the sidewalks outside of Ed Murray’s home to protest the construction of a new youth jail in Seattle. The decision on whether to approve or deny the construction permit is in the hands of Mayor Ed Murray and King County Executive Dow Constantin and it…

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A New Type of Black Market in Seattle

This Sunday evening Women.Weed.Wifi hosted a Black Market event full of Black and Brown entrepreneurs at the Artspace Hiawatha Lofts in Seattle. Artists and artisans provided Seattle locals with an opportunity to get some meaningful and original gifts for the holidays, as well as an opportunity to support Black and Brown local business owners. Of course, I couldn’t help but…

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Events, Marches and Demonstration

March for Aleppo in Downtown Seattle

Hundreds of people gathered at Victor Steinbruek Park in Downtown Seattle to protest the Russian Consulate as the people of Aleppo are being massacred by the Assad regime. We cried out for the hundreds of thousands of lives that have been lost as a result of state sanctioned violence against Muslims in Syria’s largest city, Aleppo. The demonstration was held…

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We Are All Suffering Behind Bars

Public Viewing of 13TH Documentary and Open Discussion at Langston Hughes Performing Arts Theatre Hosted by B.U.I.L.D. Seattle “The only difference between the people in prison and on the outside, was that I had physical evidence that something went wrong in my life. I had bars, a bed, and a toilet that I had to look at every day to…

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Events, Influential Characters, Marches and Demonstration

Seattle Women’s March Against Hate

Over 5,000 people gathered at Volunteer Park in Seattle’s Capitol Hill to protest the normalized hate that has occurred as a result of president-elect Trump’s campaign. When I arrived at the park I could hear the mass cheering as I approached the concrete stage. March organizers, Demi Wetzel and Kelsey Coleman along with speakers from different parties and organizations set…

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