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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.
“The time of the quiet Asian has passed.” With those words, spoken on the date in focus here by Mike Tagawa, a sophomore at Seattle Central Community College (SCCC), that school’s Oriental Student Union (OSU) commenced a sit-in protest at … Continue reading
May 1968, whose anniversary we obviously indulge this month, was a political rollercoaster ride in more ways than one. Worldwide is the legend of that month’s philosophy-fueled and historically cathartic student-worker uprising in Paris. But equally important for us here … Continue reading