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Remembering lives lost: Seattle murals and vigils honor those lost since George Floyd’s murder

May 25, 2021, marked the one year anniversary of George Floyd’s murder by Derek Chauvin of the Minneapolis police department.  The anniversary sparked protests and vigils nationwide honoring Floyd and those who have lost their…

Faculty demand district, union negotiate to preserve part-time faculty job security

A petition organized by part-time and full-time instructors at Seattle Central College demands that Seattle Colleges safeguard a job protection threatened by extraordinary enrollment declines and subsequent layoffs. The protection, called priority-hire status, provides seniority…

1 Year later: Protesters march to commemorate the 1-year anniversary of George Floyd’s murder

On May 29, 2021, protesters met at Occidental Park in Pioneer Square to commemorate George Floyd, who was murdered by Minneapolis police one year ago.  Seattle residents marched to decry the continued systematic violence and…

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