Seattle’s Central District was shaped by racist real estate and financial practices, but kept vibrant and loved by its Black residents. The neighborhood is now a shadow of its former self. Many of the former residents have been priced out of living there. Houses in this neighborhood are selling for at least a million dollars today, with property taxes shooting up each year. (more…)
On April 21st, 2021, Former Minneapolis law enforcement officer, Derek Chauvin. was charged guilty on all counts for the murder of George Floyd, a black father. KBCS reporter, Gol Holghooghi took to the streets of Seattle’s Central District and Capitol Hill neighborhood to ask people about their impressions after this historic event.
Producers: Gol Holghooghi and Yuko Kodama
It has been fifty years since a group of Seattle citizens successfully fought a major freeway planned through their neighborhood. What did the fight look like? And what can it tell us about activism today?
Featuring: Anna Rudd (ARCH)
Courtesy of Seattle ARCH