Uprising Review

Seattle's Summer of Protest for Black Lives: A Timeline

More than three months of calls for police to end brutality against Black and Indigenous Americans.

09/04/2020 By Stefan Milne

Taking Action

Where to Protest in Seattle August 28–30

After three months, calls for change continue.

08/27/2020 By Stefan Milne

Taking Action

Where to Protest in Seattle August 7–10

Here are places to join calls for change.

08/07/2020 By Sam Luikens

Taking Action

Where to Protest in Seattle July 31–August 3

Calls for change continue. Here are places to join them.

07/30/2020 By Sam Luikens

Taking Action

Where to Protest in Seattle July 25 and 26

Here are places to join the continuing calls for change.

07/23/2020 By Sam Luikens

Taking Action

Where to Protest in Seattle July 17–20

Calls for change continue. Here are places to collectively voice them.

07/17/2020 By Sam Luikens

Interview

The Founders of Nubian Productions on the Need for Black Voices Behind the Scenes

Ariana Steen and Mia K. McNeal started the Seattle visual arts production organization run by Black women with the aim “to create content by Black people, fo...

07/14/2020 By Stefan Milne

Taking Action

Where to Protest in Seattle July 10–12

After more than a month, calls for change continue.

07/10/2020 By Sam Luikens

Protests of the Past

CHOP May Not Have Lasted, But These Occupied Spaces Did

CHOP’s attempt to transform the area in and around the East Precinct may not endure, but other demonstrations in Seattle have yielded long-lasting results.

07/06/2020 By Nicole Martinson

Independent Action

Where to Protest on 4th of July in Seattle

Yes, the national holiday is different this year. Here's how to embrace change.

07/02/2020 By Stefan Milne

Forward Momentum

A Month of Protests and a Rally in the Mayor’s Neighborhood

Four weeks after the outrage over police violence rocked downtown, a movement seeks to maintain its unity.

06/30/2020 By Stefan Milne

BLM

Where to Protest for Black Lives in Seattle June 25–30

Marches and rallies continue across the city.

06/25/2020 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

Seeing Results

Here’s What to Expect at Seattle’s Free Citywide Covid-19 Testing Sites

And an update on who the city says should be tested.

06/16/2020 By Stefan Milne

Protest Primer

What to Know About Friday’s Black Lives Matter March and Strike

From free Covid-19 testing sites to where and when to march—here's a guide to participating in the statewide call to action.

06/11/2020 By Stefan Milne

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