Black Lives Matter

Seattle Portraits of Protest

What drives a person to the streets? We asked.

06/08/2020 Photography by Mike Kane By Benjamin Cassidy

revolution, televised

How to Livestream Seattle Protests

Can't march? The Black Lives Matter–inspired demonstrations are a click away.

06/05/2020 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

Sign of the Times

How Umbrellas Became the Symbol of Seattle Protests

Those things we never use? They're here now, linking local demonstrations to everything from Hong Kong to Amazon.

06/03/2020 By Allison Williams

Resistance Primer

Some Seattle Things to Read and Watch to Better Understand the Protests

From documentaries to poetry to a vital UW website.

06/03/2020 By Stefan Milne

Demonstrating with Dollars

Where You Can Donate to Support Seattle's George Floyd Protesters

Because your Facebook share really isn't going far enough.

06/02/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

Black Lives Matter

The Power of Seattle's Peaceful George Floyd Protesters, in Photos

Don't miss the message behind this weekend's demonstrations.

06/01/2020 Photography by Jana Early By Benjamin Cassidy

News Wire

Updated: Where You Can Protest the Death of George Floyd in Seattle

Local protests aren't waning. Here's where to go to assert (in person) that Black Lives Matter.

05/29/2020 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work September 3–5

A blues musician celebrates 50 years, an author examines the Black Lives Matter movement, and a documentary links art to the mind.

09/03/2019 By Lily Hansen and Courtney Cummings

The Sporting Life

Pigskin and Politics

When the season starts this month, the Seahawks will be a different, possibly less vocal team. Can we still love them?

08/14/2018 By Tricia Romano

News Roundup

Charleena Lyles, Government Shutdown, and Health Care

A roundup of three top stories to watch out for this week.

06/26/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Back Fence

White Responses Matter

Because there’s only one group that can end white privilege. The privileged.

11/16/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Morning Fizz

New Poll: Voters Feel Good, Inslee in Solid Positon Heading into Election

Inslee up by double digits, plus part two of our Black Lives Matter Q&A.

10/07/2016 By Josh Feit and Cassandra Calderon

One Question

Navigating the Nuances of Seattle's Black Lives Matter Movement from Within

A Q&A with local BLM leader about the logistics of disrupting Seattle's streets.

10/06/2016 By Cassandra Calderon and Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Planning While Black: Keynote Speaker at City Planning Conference Expands Definition of Placemaking

Expanding the definition of city planning, expanding renters' rights, and expanding the downtown streetcar.

09/28/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Protesters Dog Murray Budget Speech

Murray talks directly about Black Lives Matter while protesters kept out of speech.

09/27/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

In Nod to Black Lives Matter, Controversial North Precinct Police Station Taken Off Table in New Budget

Mayor and North Seattle council member Juarez still committed to new station, but agree to further scrutiny.

09/16/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Black Lives Matter Condemns New Police Precinct at Tense Council Hearing

Council votes 7-1 to move ahead with new north Seattle precinct over objections and boos from crowd.

08/16/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Black Friday Met with Black Lives Matter Protests

Black Lives Matter protesters make strong showing at annual shopping holiday.

11/30/2015 By Josh Kelety

Morning Fizz

Anti-Semitism Creeps into Recent Black Lives Matter March

Recent Black Lives Matter rally marred by anti-Semitic rhetoric.

08/26/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Sawant Quiet on Sanders Flap, Banks Applauds Marissa Johnson and Mara Willaford

Banks on Black Lives Matter, Sawant on FDR, Juarez on Ronald Reagan

08/13/2015 By Josh Feit