Thursday, October 12 on Urban Forum Northwest :
*Members of the 1968 University of Washington Black Student Union (BSU) that occupied the UW President’s Office and made the following five demands. 1) Recruit more Black, Latino and Indian students. 2) Immediate establishment of a Black Studies Program. 3) Hiring of more Black, Latino, and Native Professors and Counselors. 4) Establishment of a learning resource center, and tutorial program. 5) Establishment of an Ethnic Cultural Center. The individuals below will pay tribute to Emanuel Brisker Jr. (EJ) one of the BSU leaders who passed away last month.
*Larry Gossett, Carl Miller, Leathia Stallworth Krasucki, James Garrett, and Kathy Halley will reflect on E J’s participation as a BSU leader and organizer and comment on their personal commitment for inclusion and equality in the late 1960’s and early 70’s.
*Senator T’wina Nobles, President & CEO, Tacoma Urban League invites you the 6th Gala Empowerment Awards on Friday, October 20 at 6:00 pm Hotel Murano. In addition to Senator Nobles, Black Future Co-op Fund Co-Founder, guest will hear from Solo Funds and Culture House Co-Founder Rodney Williams and King County Councilman Girmay Zahilay.
*Lorra-Ellen McKinney invites you to the P3 Concert where you can hear some of the best musical talent in the Northwest. The event will feature Michael Powers, Denis Wilcox, Devon Gates, Josephine Howell, and The Walden Twins. Chris Patin and Casey James lead the band. Mercedes Montgomery directs the back up choir. This event is Saturday, October 14 7-8:30 pm at 5623 Rainier Avenue South.