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Inspiration & resources to amplify Black voices, foster anti-racism

SEATTLE CHANNEL STAFF Seattle Channel is dedicated to the creation and promotion of programming that highlights the diverse civic and cultural landscape of Seattle. We are committed to giving voice to underrepresented communities, including our Black, indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) neighbors. We stand in solidarity for Black lives… [ Keep reading ]

Celebrating Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month

BY ERIN JONES / SEATTLE CHANNEL MULTIMEDIA INTERN Chinese immigrants moved to Seattle starting back in the 1860s, followed by Japanese in the 1880s, and then Pacific Islanders in the early 1900s. Today, Seattle’s Asian and Pacific Islander communities make up more than 15 percent of the city’s population, representing… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle On The Line: Examining the History and Contemporary Impact of Redlining

The legacy of redlining has cast a long shadow on how Seattle has developed and continues to evolve. Beginning in the 1930s, racial discrimination in mortgage lending “redlined” areas on government maps. Boundaries were drawn using various types of criteria to assess risk, including race. The practice kept people of… [ Keep reading ]

Race, Justice and Democracy forum, March 22

Join us for a discussion about one of the most difficult and important issues facing America: the relationship between a person’s race and his or her experience of justice and democracy in the U.S. today. Seattle Channel and KCTS 9 in partnership with Seattle CityClub and Town Hall will host… [ Keep reading ]

Community Stories celebrates 10 years

By Shannon Gee Ten years ago this week, I began work on a new Seattle Channel documentary series called Community Stories. Conceived by then Seattle City Councilmember Jim Compton, the goal of the new program was to shine a spotlight on Seattle communities with a focus on diversity and inclusion…. [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Channel honored for achievement in coverage of diversity

The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) recognized the Seattle Channel with a 2015 Kaleidoscope Award, which honors outstanding achievements in the coverage of diversity. The city-operated station was recognized for Honor Totem, a one-hour documentary which chronicles the carving of a totem pole to honor a slain woodcarver and… [ Keep reading ]