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What will future ‘district’ elections mean for racial representation?

What will future ‘district’ elections mean for racial representation?

By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly Now that Seattle has overwhelmingly passed Charter Amendment No. 19, to elect city council members by district rather than at large, what will happen to race representation? At the moment, city hall has little to offer. City Councilmember Bruce Harrell, who is half Japanese American and half African American, […]

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Posted in Community News, Features 47, Vol 32 No 47 | 11/16-11/220 Comments

Women arrested demanding fair immigration reform

Women arrested demanding fair immigration reform

By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly More than 30 women, including Peggy Lynch, wife of Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn, were arrested at the Washington State Republican Headquarters on Nov. 7, demanding “immediate action on a comprehensive immigration law that treats women and children fairly.”

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Posted in Community News, Features, Features 47, Vol 32 No 47 | 11/16-11/220 Comments

Top Contributor: Sue Taoka

Top Contributor: Sue Taoka

By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Sue Taoka is changing the world.

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Posted in Community News, Features, Features 47, Profiles, Vol 32 No 47 | 11/16-11/220 Comments

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