Urban Forum Northwest

Edward Prince, Executive Director, Washington State Commission on African American Affairs and more

Thursday, February 9 on Urban Forum Northwest:

*Edward Prince, Executive Director, Washington State Commission on African American Affairs, Renton WA City Councilman, and a Sound Transit Board Member comments on his priorities and responsibilities.

*Bob Armstead, President, Washington State Chapter-National Association of Minority Contractors (NAMC) comments on the increasing congressional support for the November 23, 2021 Civil Rights Complaint filed with the US Department of Justice Civil Rights Division (DOJ) on behalf of 22 African American Clergy, Civil Rights organizations and Business owners.

*Mike Asai, Founder, Emerald City Collective the second Black owned Medical Cannabis Dispensary in Washington State that operated in Downtown Seattle 2010-2016 talks about being unfairly closed down and still without a path to reopen his business.

*Peter Manning, Founder of Belle Sole the third Black owned Medical Dispensary in Washington State was located in Seattle’s Rainier Beach community. He is seeking answers as to why the Black Pioneers of the Cannabis industry are being denied opportunities.

*Hayward Evans, Co Convener, Seattle King County Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Committee (MLKCC) comments on some Washington State Black History and the MLKCC Black History event being at the Holgate Street Church of Christ Saturday, February 25 3:30 pm.

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