Urban Forum Northwest

Garfield High School Centennial Committee

“Urban Forum Northwest” is a weekly radio program that focuses on issues regarding social, economic and political justice locally, nationally and internationally.
Thursday, August 11 on Urban Forum Northwest –

*Lynn Jaffe, (GHS’58) Chair, Garfield High School Centennial Committee comments on the progress being made for the August 27 celebration at Seattle’s Garfield High School.

*Barney Hilliard (GHS’56) talks about the musical talent that will be on display for the Centennial Celebration.

*John Yasutake (GHS’66) comments on his memories during his time at the school with his twin brother Michael.

*Elmer Dixon (GHS’68) was a Garfield High School student when he co founded the Seattle Black Panther Party.

*Hayward Evans, Co Convener, Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Committee comments on the plans for the Seattle Observance of the 59th Anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington DC for Jobs and Freedom.

*Retired Seattle Attorney Lem Howell attended the August 28, 1963 March on Washington DC. He will share his memories of that day and he will be a speaker at the Seattle August 28 59th Anniversary event that will be held at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Civil Rights Park.

*Claude Burfect, First Vice President, Seattle King County NAACP attended the August 28,1963 March on Washington DC for Jobs and Freedom. He is known for his opposition to discrimination in the work place. He will be honored at Seattle’s August 59th Anniversary of the 1963 March where Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his “I Have A Dream” speech to 250,000 attendees.

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