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April 2nd, 2017 - 9:15 am § in The Ave Scene

DRINKING LIBERALLY: Monday’s Guest

SHELEY SECREST Sheley Secrest is running for Position 8 on the City Council this year. We have a very special guest for Monday night.  Sheley is running city wide for City Council in a city that says it is committed to diversity, a city where the performance of African American students in the Publ[...]

June 30th, 2016 - 10:33 am § in Misc.

Seattle’s Congressional Race: Is Carpet Bagging OK?

I may vote for Pramila Jayapal, BUT: Before deciding how to vote, I worry that Pramila is a carpetbagger. She does not live in District 7, my District.   Pramila’s District, District 9, has a diverse population of poor refugees.  These are  immigrants fleeing poverty and war in Asia, Lati[...]

April 25th, 2016 - 8:31 am § in Misc.

Commentary by Charlie: Seattle’s Black Churches

Over a dozen Black churches sit on land that is worth millions of Dollars to developers. Goodwill with its downtown View sitting on nearly a block of prime property for development, Mt Zion, First AME,New Hope etc are worth their weight in gold to some of these people. They have already moved the me[...]

April 21st, 2016 - 12:09 pm § in Jews, Misc., The Ave Scene

What Happens When Seattle’s Black Neighborhood Becomes “Schwarzenfrei?”

The most ironic  part of the protest against Uncle Ike’s MJ shop is the that the activists are Black but the  Central D is now “schwartzenfrei” … that is free of the African Americans who once made this a vibrant center of Seattle culture.   The complaints range from cha[...]

December 13th, 2015 - 12:07 pm § in America, The Ave Scene

ANTHONY on the Central District

I have talked to a few of you about oral history of the CD and the importance of documenting it. I mentioned it to my teacher and she said that she would help me. I have used real life examples in class to give students a better understanding of why some public policy solutions actually […][...]

December 1st, 2015 - 4:35 pm § in Misc., The Ave Scene

Did Black Lives Matter on Black Friday?

Coming up to Thanksgiving, I heard a lot of talk about how Seattle, oh so liberal Seattle, was going to show its stuff last Friday ..the day called “Black Friday.” Our synagogue even devoted Yom Kippur, The Day of Atonement, to atoning for how we (Jews) have hurt Black people. That was w[...]