KBCS’s David Joseph asked some college students about their experiences with law enforcement. (more…)
Seattle continues to grapple with the police killing of Charleena Lyles, the pregnant black woman gunned down after she reported a burglary to the Seattle Police Department. On July 2nd 2017, a local nonprofit held a healing ceremony for the black community at Seattle’s Seward Park, and KBCS’s Casey Martin was there.
The turnout for this year’s May Day immigration reform march in Seattle was lighter than in year’s past.
City officials estimated only about 500 people joined the demonstration that ended at Westlake Center without incident.
By evening, however, several hundred different protesters representing a variety of causes began making their way from Capitol Hill to downtown in a chaotic, sometimes tumultuous, scene that has become standard fare for May Day in Seattle.
Seattle police report 9 people were arrested during yesterday’s demonstrations on charges including property damage and assault. Toby Scott has more.