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Urban Forum NW 06 – 13 – 19

Scheduled guests for the hour are:

With Special co-host: Hayward Evans:

*Gwen Allen Carsten, Kent Black Action Commission (KBAC) talks about the history of June 19th aka Juneteent and comments on the the organizations Linda Sweezer Memorial Juneteenth Festival and Celebration that will be held Saturday, June 22 10:00 am-6:00 pm. Jazz Guitarist Michael Powers will perform.

*Anita White, Seattle’s Black City Collective will talk about their Juneteenth Celebration “Seattle Black History (Past, Present & Future). the event will feature a special presentation to Seattle City Council President Bruce Harrell, a panel discussion, and comments from the sponsoring organizations.

*Joel Hobbs comments on the Mount Zion Baptist Church’s Fathers Day Golf Tournament on Saturday, June 15 at the Lake Wilderness Golf Course in Maple Valley. Deacon Hobbs will inform you of how you can participate.

*Roberto Jourdan, President, Festival Sundiata will be held this weekend, June 15 & 16 at the Seattle Center will feature a variety of entertainment like the DAZZ BAND, Binky Womack, and will speak with recording artist Angela Winbush. There will be a Sundiata Market Place, Youth, Tap, Drill, and Dance, Buffalo Soldiers Color Guard and more.

*Warnessa Victorian, Owner, Lizzy Lou’s Too is one of the vendors at Festival Sundiata she has been named Chef of the Year and will comment on what you can expect from her restaurant at the event.


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.

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