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Protesters arrested after clergy chain themselves at site of Seattle’s new youth jail

The protesters gathered at the site near 14th and Alder at about 8 a.m.

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Last month, supporters of the campaign closed an intersection Fourth Avenue and James Street in front Constantine’s office.  Five of them were locked together, with their arms inside metal tubes.

    Protesters arrested after clergy chain themselves at site of Seattle's new youth jail
    SEATTLE - Clergy members and others who chained themselves to steel beams at the construction site for a new youth jail in Seattle were arrested Friday morning. The protesters gathered at the site near 14th and Alder at about 8 a.m. RELATED: Why SPD did not arrest traffic-blocking protesters They're demanding that King County Executive Dow Constantine halt construction.
    http://mynorthwest.com

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Protesters sit on folding chairs, link arms on construction site of future youth jail in Seattle

As cranes continued to move supplies around the large site, at 14th Avenue and East Remington Court, the protesters urged supporters to call the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and report what they call safety violations.

    Protesters sit on folding chairs, link arms on construction site of future youth jail in Seattle
    In the latest attempt to stop construction of King County's new youth jail, protesters gathered at the construction site. Three protesters entered the site and sat down. Share story Three people linked arms with piping and sat in folding chairs on the site of King County's new youth jail, under construction in Seattle's Central Area.
    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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Your Voice, Your Choice project ideas closer to becoming realities

New crosswalk at E Yesler Way and 17th Ave S.

    Your Voice, Your Choice project ideas closer to becoming realities - Front Porch
    Spring has sprung, and any Seattleite worth their raincoat knows that means one thing: it's construction season! Our Your Voice, Your Choice: Parks and Streets (YVYC) partners at the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) and Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) have been working hard to turn the 33 projects selected by community members in 2017 ...
    http://frontporch.seattle.gov

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Seattle Chapter Black Panther Party 50th Anniversary Seattle Conference to be held April 26-28

...s Central Area at two historic locations: Washington Hall, and Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute (104 17th Ave. S.) and Washington Hall (1350 E. Fir St...

...Washington Hall, and Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute (104 17th Ave. S.) and Washington Hall (1350 E. Fir St....

    SGN - Seattle Gay News - Page 8 - Seattle Chapter Black Panther Party 50th Anniversary Seattle Conference to be held April 26-28 - Friday, April 6, 2018 - Volume 46 Issue 14
    The Seattle branch of the Black Panther Party was the first chapter formed outside of the state of California. A year and a half before
    http://www.sgn.org

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