Urban Forum NW 02 – 27 – 20, with Eddie Rye and Hayward Evans:
*Congressman Bobby Scott represent the 3rd Congressional District, Virginia. He Chairs the House Education and Labor Committee comments on the work accomplished in his committee, and his priorities for this session.
*Bookda Gheisar, Senior Director of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion for the Port of Seattle comments on her duties and responsibilities in the port’s quest for fairness.
*Reverend Kennethe J. Ransfer Sr., Senior Pastor, Greater Mount Baker Missionary Baptist Church pays tribute to the late Nesby Glasgow who was his football teammate at Gardena High School. Nesby earned All Conference honors at the University of Washington and was a star in UW’s 1978 Rose Bowl victory over Michigan. He went on to an illustrious career in the National Football League (NFL) and played the last five years of his career with the Seattle Seahawks.
*Fred Anderson retired Seattle Seahawks player that earned two Super Bowl Rings with the Pittsburgh Steelers in the late 1970’s worked in the community with Nesby Glasgow advocating for economic justice. Nesby supported each NFL team depositing 10% of their revenue in a Black Owned Bank,(BOB) i/3 of the NFL Pension Fund be deposited in a BOB. (Congresswoman Maxine Waters can make the bank happen).
*Keith Tucker, comments on the Hip Hop Is Green Health & Wellness Expo 2020 that will be held on Friday, March 6, 2020 at the Seattle Center Fisher Pavilion. Five Celebrity Chefs will participate and you can taste their plant based cuisine. There will also be entertainment by local artist.
*Terrell Jackson, Owner, Catfish Corner comments on his operation in Skyway and talks about his plans to expand his operation back to the Central District (CD) of Seattle