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Seattle City Council observes week of remembrance for Japanese American incarceration
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Seattle City Council observes week of remembrance for Japanese American incarceration

The Seattle City Council and Mayor Bruce Harrell signed on to a proclamation today observing a week of remembrance for Japanese Americans incarcerated during World War II. Monday marked 82 years since President Franklin D. Roosevelt issued Executive Order 9066 leading to the forcible removal of 120,000 Japanese Americans from their homes and into incarceration....

Seattle City Council proclamation celebrates Black History Month, city’s historic Black leaders
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Seattle City Council proclamation celebrates Black History Month, city’s historic Black leaders

Seattle City Councilmembers Rob Saka (District 1) and Joy Hollingsworth (District 3) brought forward a proclamation Tuesday recognizing this February as Black History Month in Seattle and celebrating Black trailblazers throughout the city’s history. Mayor Bruce Harrell and every member of the Seattle City Council in attendance signed on to the proclamation. You can watch...