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NAAM 2018: Everyday Black
1 year ago

NAAM 2018: Everyday Black

By Carla Bell January 8, 2018

With just three months at the post, Eve Sanford, the new Education & Public Programs Director at Northwest African American Museum, shows zeal and confidence. …
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A Civil War Christmas: An American Musical Celebration – Review
1 year ago

A Civil War Christmas: An American Musical Celebration – Review

By Carla Bell December 2, 2017

Tucked into the dimly lit and cozy corners of Seattle’s Taproot Theatre Company, small groups huddled over hot drinks, sometimes wine. Paula Vogel’s A Civil …
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Cultural Equity: An Evening with Ta-Nehisi Coates
1 year ago

Cultural Equity: An Evening with Ta-Nehisi Coates

By Carla Bell November 27, 2017

A standard Seattle November night at Benaroya Hall, inside as much as out. Donning brands such as Patagonia, North Face, REI, Merrill, and …
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The Pilgrim’s Progress
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The Pilgrim’s Progress

By Carla Bell November 20, 2017

John Bunyan’s The Pilgrim’s Progress is a two-part tale of interpretive literary work. It’s described as a depiction of the life and struggles of …
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Race, Ethnicity, Genealogy, and Nationality: Making a Difference, Literally
1 year ago

Race, Ethnicity, Genealogy, and Nationality: Making a Difference, Literally

By Carla Bell November 13, 2017

We opened this series with discussion of race as structure – a web of restrictions, obstacle, and hindrances for …
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Día de los Muertos: Honoring Life, Celebrating Death
1 year ago

Día de los Muertos: Honoring Life, Celebrating Death

By Carla Bell October 24, 2017

Many of us shrug at this holiday and think to ourselves, “Oh, I’m sure it’s basically the same as Halloween by another name. …
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Lit Crawl 2017: You’re Booked
1 year ago

Lit Crawl 2017: You’re Booked

By Carla Bell October 18, 2017

There’s something about Lit Crawl that feels just our own. It’s distinctly Seattle, like Velcro sandals in the rain, Lake Washington on opening …
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CHIEF SI’AHL
1 year ago

CHIEF SI’AHL

On #IndigenousPeoplesDay we present The Honorable Cecile Hansen, great-great-grandniece to Chief Si’ahl – known by most as Chief “Seattle”, the Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center, rebuilt after it and nearly …
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Race, Ethnicity, Genealogy, and Nationality: Making a Difference, Literally
1 year ago

Race, Ethnicity, Genealogy, and Nationality: Making a Difference, Literally

Welcome to the inaugural project of Ethnic Seattle’s sparkling new Race & Equity column! You are cordially invited to visit often and stay as long as you like. Together we’ll …
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Gallery: Tensions mount in Westlake Park as ‘Patriots’ are met with Counter-protest
2 years ago

Gallery: Tensions mount in Westlake Park as ‘Patriots’ are met with Counter-protest

By Melissa Lin Photos and video by Carla Bell

August 16, 2017

Tensions were high at Westlake Park in Seattle last Saturday, August 13 as hundreds stood on opposing sides …
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