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September 11, 1970: Sabot

What does September 11 mean to you? Here in Seattle, that date means truly radical history. Jeff Stevens retrosplains the story of Sabot, Seattle’s radical newspaper circa 1970.
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April 19, 1967: Stokely at Garfield

Among truly historic public speeches in Seattle, Stokely Carmichael’s 1967 appearance here was clearly catalytic. Jeff Stevens brings the radical Black Seattle history at RSR.
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September 14, 1961: First Hill vs. I-5

Once upon a time, citizen activists tried to stop the construction of Interstate 5 through Seattle. Jeff Stevens tells the tale.
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August 20, 1994: Real Change

It was twenty years ago today: Real Change taught the DSA to play. Jeff Stevens brings you further Seattle activism history.
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August 11, 1969: The Ave Riots

Seattle’s University District might seem like a sleepy place these days, but circa 1969, it was a hotbed of radicalism, revolutionary fervor, and — 45 years ago this week — violent rioting. Jeff Stevens tells you all about it.
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April 16, 1970: The Birth of the Seattle Seven

The spring of 1970 was an intense time to be a radical in Seattle. Among other things, it was the season of the birth of the Seattle Seven. Jeff Stevens brings the history once again.
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December 20, 1899: The Birth of the Seattle Union Record

Seattle has a long, proud history of great radical newspapers. Jeff Stevens presents his version of the story of the birth of one of the greatest. Read all about it!
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