Seattle Medium Rhythm & News Podcast
Black Coffee Shop Victimized By Vandalism, Burglary and Racial Harassment

Black Coffee Shop Victimized By Vandalism, Burglary and Racial Harassment

August 9, 2021

Rhythm & News interview with Darnesha Weary, owner of Black Coffee Northwest in Shoreline, about vandalism, burglaries and harassment of their business/employees that she believes are racially motivated. Interview by Chris B. Bennett.

Black Philanthropy Month

Black Philanthropy Month

August 9, 2021

Rhythm & News interview with T'wina Nobles, President of the Tacoma Urban League and one of the architects of the Black Future Coop Fund, about Black Philanthropy Month and the virtual events that they have planned. Interview by Chris B. Bennett.

Eviction Moratoriums

Eviction Moratoriums

August 9, 2021

Rhythm & News interview with Linda Taylor, Housing Director for the Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle, about the federal and state eviction moratoriums and options that are available to both renters and landlords/homeowners. Interview by Chris B. Bennett.

Dr. Rachel Issaka - New Guidelines For Colon Cancer Screenings

Dr. Rachel Issaka - New Guidelines For Colon Cancer Screenings

August 9, 2021

Rhythm & News interview with Dr. Rachel Issaka, an assistant professor with UW Medicine and a health services researcher with the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, about new recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force that calls for colorectal cancer screenings for adults to now begin at age 45, instead of the previous standard of screenings beginning at age 50. Interview by Chris B. Bennett.

Dr. Calvin Watts Named New Superintendent Of Gwinnett County Schools

Dr. Calvin Watts Named New Superintendent Of Gwinnett County Schools

August 2, 2021

Rhythm & News interview with Kent Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Calvin Watts about his leaving the district to become superintendent of the Gwinnett County Public Schools in Georgia, his tenure at Kent Public Schools, his handling of COVID, and other education related issues. Interview by Chris B. Bennett.

Seattle Mayoral Candidate Bruce Harrell

Seattle Mayoral Candidate Bruce Harrell

August 2, 2021

Rhythm & News interview with Seattle Mayoral Candidate Bruce Harrell. Interview by Chris B. Bennett.

COVID Vaccines, Variants, Increased Infection Rates and New Guidelines

COVID Vaccines, Variants, Increased Infection Rates and New Guidelines

August 2, 2021

Rhythm & News interview with Dennis Worsham, Interim Director of Public Health of Seattle and King County, regarding the most up-to-date information about COVID-19, the Delta variant, COVID vaccines, vaccination rates, new COVID guidance, and the increase in new COVID cases. Interview by Chris B. Bennett.

COVID-19,The Vaccine And Variants From Perspective Of An Infectious Disease Expert

COVID-19,The Vaccine And Variants From Perspective Of An Infectious Disease Expert

July 23, 2021

Rhythm & News interview with Dr. George Counts, one of the leading infectious disease experts, about COVID-19, the variants, the COVID vaccines, where we are as a community, and how to best protect yourself and others, -- even if you've been vaccinated. Interview by Chris B. Bennett.

Seattle’s $30 Million Investment Proposal For Communities Of Color

Seattle’s $30 Million Investment Proposal For Communities Of Color

July 23, 2021

Rhythm & News interview with Donna Moodie, a member of Mayor Durkan's Equitable Communities Initiative Task Force, about their recommendations on how the city should invest $30 million into communities of color. Interview by Chris B. Bennett.

WA State Legislature’s Courage Gap On Education

WA State Legislature’s Courage Gap On Education

July 23, 2021

Rhythm & News interview with Marcus Harden, Community Engagement & Policy Manager for the Washington State Charter Schools, on the Washington State Legislature's failure to properly fund charter schools. Interview By Chris B. Bennett.

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