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Black Panther Party’s legacy to help sick, poor lives on at Seattle health clinic

With the help of activist and UW neurosurgeon Dr. John Green, about three months later they opened a clinic at the party’s headquarters at 20th Avenue and East Spruce Street.

By 1994, the Carolyn Downs Family Medical Center had moved to 2101 E. Yesler Way. It shares the site with the Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic, which opened in 1970 in honor of Brown, a black woman and community organizer.

    Black Panther Party's legacy to help sick, poor lives on at Seattle health clinic
    As people celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Black Panther Party's Seattle chapter, one of their missions still thrives: The Carolyn Downs Family Medical Center, which sees hundreds of patients each month. "I like that they're personal and honest," one patient says.
    https://www.seattletimes.com

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Langston Hughes African American Film Festival: Sharing stories for 15 years

Langston Hughes African American Film Festival, April 19-22 at Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, 104 17th Ave. S., Seattle; $7-$12 for individual tickets, $90 for full festival pass $90 (langstonseattle.org).

    Langston Hughes African American Film Festival: Sharing stories for 15 years
    LHAAFF celebrates its 15th anniversary and runs April 19-22. Short films and features from more than 30 countries will be screened, alongside parties and workshops. Share story As a recent transplant to Seattle in the early 2000s, Karen Toering was feeling stuck.
    https://www.seattletimes.com

Apr 16

Starbucks in Hot Water After Allegations of Racism

Protesters tell Starbucks employees 18th and Spruce that they’re to blame for Thursday arrests. pic.twitter.com/iRS8tDlYCF

    Starbucks in Hot Water After Allegations of Racism
    The manager of a Philadelphia Starbucks that became the site of protests after an alleged racist incident has left the company, Philly.com reports. Last Thursday, two black men were arrested at the Starbucks location for allegedly trespassing. The men, who were apparently meeting an acquaintance and had yet to order, were held in custody for eight hours.
    https://www.thestranger.com

Apr 16

Starbucks CEO to offer 'face-to-face apology' after arrest of two black men

...A video captured Philadelphia Police officers handcuffing the two men, who were waiting at the 18th and Spruce streets Starbucks to meet a third friend, as other customers asked aloud what the pair...

    Starbucks CEO coming to Philadelphia to offer 'face-to-face apology' - Philadelphia Business Journal
    Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson is traveling to Philadelphia to do damage control after a video showing two black men arrested at one of the Seattle-based coffee company's Center City locations went viral over the weekend.
    https://www.bizjournals.com

Apr 16

15th Annual Langston Hughes African American Film Festival This Week

...Thur., Apr. 19 and through Sun., Apr. 22 at the Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, 104 17th Avenue S. in Seattle...

    15th Annual Langston Hughes African American Film Festival This Week - The Seattle Medium
    In a packed 4-day weekend, Langston, the new non-profit housed in the Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, will host its Annual Langston Hughes African American Film Festival (LHAAFF) with over 30 features, documentary and short films selected from the U.S. and abroad this week. The festival will run Thur., Apr.
    http://seattlemedium.com

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