Seattle is marking a milestone of sorts – the first anniversary of adopting its Race and Social Justice Initiative ordinance.

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The Black Student Union, or BSU, at the University of Washington helped connect the Black Panther Party to Seattle.

Charleena Lyles, a pregnant Black woman suffering from mental crisis, was killed by two white Seattle police officers in 2017. A jury justified the killing.

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Retired NFL running back Marshawn Lynch is now part-owner of the NHL's Seattle Kraken team.

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Songstress Ciara and her husband NFL player Russell Wilson surprised a group of Seattle-based middle school students with money management tips for Financial Literacy Month.


A white woman driver was apparently more worried about becoming the next star of a viral "Karen" video than she was about allegations of her own racist road rage after a Black motorist confronted her on film in Seattle.

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Ciara and Russell Wilson will donate one million meals to help people battling food insecurity amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Ciara and her husband Russell Wilson are the co-owners of a professional soccer team.

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The late legendary music artist Jimi Hendrix will have a post office named after him in his hometown.

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Marshawn Lynch has launched an initiative to provide the homeless population in Oakland and Seattle with smartphones.

The party was called “Beers 4 Brett."