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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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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Poetry

A Letter to the Silent

A Letter to the Silent- epistle poem BODIES  We don’t need your spirit We need your body Standing with us Chanting with us I need you here beside me, In solidarity But instead you send well wishes and sorries You say, “I’ll be there in spirit” Instead of with the group following You ghost And your words, swallow them We’re…

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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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