Marcus Harrison Green

Social Justice vs. the NFL

Social Justice vs. the NFL

The league’s continued crack down on protests during the national anthem has left some questioning their fandom.

 

Aaron Dixon. Photo by Susan Fried

The Black Panthers’ Revolution Never Ends

As the Seattle Black Panther Party marks its 50th anniversary, its disruptive force lives on.

 

Those That the Gun Debate Perpetually Forgets

Those That the Gun Debate Perpetually Forgets

There’s a common myth that the black community speaks of gun violence only when law enforcement is its perpetrator. That marches, protests, and ad hoc… Continue reading

 

Black Lives Matter’s #MeToo Moment

Black Lives Matter’s #MeToo Moment

A new local BLM chapter wants to restore the movement to its roots.

Black Lives Matter’s #MeToo Moment
Marcus Harrison Green

Confessions of an Imperfect Ally

Struggling with not being an oppressed oppressor in today’s America.

Marcus Harrison Green
What White Marchers Mean for Black Lives Matter

What White Marchers Mean for Black Lives Matter

As black activists burn out and move out, the number of white allies grows.

What White Marchers Mean for Black Lives Matter
Nikkita Oliver speaks at a demonstration in front of the current King County Youth Detention Facility in January. Photo by Alex Garland

Can Our Activists Get Some Love?

King County says protests had nothing to do with its new approach to juvenile detention. That’s hard to believe.

Nikkita Oliver speaks at a demonstration in front of the current King County Youth Detention Facility in January. Photo by Alex Garland
Men and women march in the Seattle Womxn’s March on inauguration day. Photo by Erin Hawkins

A Search for Identity in the Land of the Free

A year after the election, a reflection on where we are, who we are, and who we could become.

Men and women march in the Seattle Womxn’s March on inauguration day. Photo by Erin Hawkins
A Father’s Fight to Free His Son from America’s Incarceration Addiction

A Father’s Fight to Free His Son from America’s Incarceration Addiction

Nathan Austin needed therapy. What he got was hard time.

A Father’s Fight to Free His Son from America’s Incarceration Addiction
Martin Luther King Jr. on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial where he delivered his “I Have a Dream,” speech on Aug. 28, 1963.

On the afternoon of Friday, January 15, a thousand people of varying

On the afternoon of Friday, January 15, a thousand people of varying ranks, ages and races gathered at the Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Seattle’s… Continue reading

Martin Luther King Jr. on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial where he delivered his “I Have a Dream,” speech on Aug. 28, 1963.
Police guard the entrance to the King County Council chambers during the February 9 hearing. Photo by Celia Berk

 The opposition states its case before the King County Council. Photo by

The opposition states its case before the King County Council. Photo by Celia BerkTwo years of protests, countless public hearings, and canvassing from neighborhood to… Continue reading

Police guard the entrance to the King County Council chambers during the February 9 hearing. Photo by Celia Berk