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May 29, 1940: Tyree Scott

Jeff Stevens remembers Tyree Scott, Seattle’s late, great labor and civil rights leader.
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July 1, 1963: Seattle’s First Civil Rights Sit-In

In the summer of 1963, Seattle was blazing with the fire of civil rights protest. Jeff Stevens schools you on that history.
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June 15, 1963: Seattle’s First Civil Rights March

Jeff Stevens observes the anniversary of Seattle’s first major civil rights protest.
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January 26, 1969: The Assassination of Edwin T. Pratt

The surge of assassinations of leaders of the civil rights and black liberation movements in the late 1960s cast a wide enough net across the United States that it was bound to reach Seattle eventually. It did so on the … Continue reading

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