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Urban Forum Northwest

Thursdays 2pm-3pm Saturdays 7am-8am

Thursdays, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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Join Eddie Rye Jr. and fascinating guests from around the world as they discuss the topics important to today’s world – whether you live in the Northwest or in some faraway country. Eddie uses his years of media experience to get to the heart of every conversation. Tune in to be entertained while you are educated. For more information, log on to www.urbanforumnw.com.

International Holocaust Remembrance Day
Seattle Port Commissioner Fred Felleman comments on the January 27th International Holocaust Remembrance Day Branda Anderson, a Teaching and Learning Specialist for the Holocaust Center for Humanity. She comments on the January 27th International Holocaust Remembrance Day Miri Cypers, Regional Director, Anti-Defamation League’s Pacific Northwest Office comments on the January 27th International Holocaust Remembrance Day Rod Dembowski, represents District 1 on the Martin Luther King Jr. County Council. He comments on his legislative priorities Dr. Quintard Taylor, Founder, Black Past.org talks about the valiant African American Soldiers that fought the Nazis and freed Jews from Death Camps
Kent Keel, University Place City Councilmember and more
Guests include- Kent Keel, University Place City Councilmember, Past President, Association of Washington Cities, Vice Chair, Sound Transit Board, National League of Cities Board Member. Larry Williams, CEO, Anchor Group comments on Bill Burton’s successful tenure as a leader of the Boys and Girls Club. Longtime Rainier Vista Boys and Girls Club CEO Bill Burton will have a street named for him and the Club’s basketball court will be named in his honor. Shaude’ Moore, Chair, Seattle Martin Luther King Jr. Organizng Coalition comments on a well attended and very successful MLK Day Celebration Monday. Takiyah Ward, Seattle Artist was featured in last Sunday’s Seattle Times The Mix- Culture section. LaNesha DeBardelaben, President and CEO, Northwest African American Museum (NAAM) talks about the Monday reopening of NAAM. Urban Forum Northwest streams live at www.1150kknw.com. Visit us at wwww.urbanforumnw.com for archived programs and relevant information. Like us on facebook. Twitter@Eddie_Rye.
Martin Luther King Jr. County Executive Dow Constantine and more…
Thursday, January 12 on Urban Forum Northwest: *Martin Luther King Jr. County Executive Dow Constantine was recently elected to Chair the Sound Transit Board of Directors. I will ask him what influence did the teachings of the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. have on him personally and politically. What MLK Day activities will the County Executive participate in. *Reverend Dr. Leslie Braxton, Pastor, New Beginnings Christian Fellowship (NBCF) will host the Evergreen Association of American Baptist Churches Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration on Monday, January 16, 2023 at 6:00 pm (PST). The Special Guest Preacher will be Reverend Dr. Robert Michael Franklin, Jr. The speaker is a former President of Morehouse College. *Shaude' Moore, Chair, Seattle Martin Luther King Jr. Organizing Coalition comments on the final program and activities for the Annual Seattle King County Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Celebration. www.seattlemlkcoalition.org. *LaNesha DeBardelaben, President and CEO, Northwest African American Museum (NAAM) invites you to NAAM's Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration Monday, January 16 11:00 am-5:00 pm (PST). Information at www.naamnw.org/events. *Reverend Dr. J J Youngblood, Pastor, House of Hope Fellowship will focus their Sunday, January 15 10:30 am Service on Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. King: The Man, The Minister, And The Movement. *KL Shannon, Logistics Chair, Seattle MLK Organizing Coalition comments on her work with the committee and what can participants expect on Monday, January 16, 2023 beginning at 8:30 am (PST). The March occurs after the Opportunity Fair, Workshops, and Rally. www.seattlemlkcoalition.org. Urban Forum Northwest streams live at www.1150kknw.com. Visit us at www.urbanforumnw.com for archived programs and relevant information. Like us on facebook. Twitter@Eddie_Rye.