Juneteenth Week 2020 is a week long celebration hosted by the Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle, Black Lives Matter – Seattle/King County, Tabor 100 and the FW Black Collective.
Our purpose is to honor and remember a special milestone in black history: June 19, 1865. On this day, African Americans forced into slavery in the United States were officially and legally free (ish).
The Urban Poverty Forum is an effort to open a dialogue around the systemic issues surrounding urban poverty and to unite a diverse community of care—including faith-based organizations, nonprofits, and concerned citizens in addressing problems faced by the poorest among us. For this year’s 14th annual Urban Poverty Forum, Town Hall presents a film screening and discussion about a topic that is perhaps more crucial than ever before—combating Black voter suppression.
A federal court has ordered the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the FBI to disclose whether 10 people who have been repeatedly stopped and questioned at border crossings are listed in a federal terrorist watchlist.
In a friend-of-the-court brief, the ACLU argued that states and school districts should be permitted to carefully craft measures that flexibly use race as one of several factors to eliminate racially and ethnically segregated classrooms.