Pioneer George Bush led families to the Pacific Northwest and intended to settle in Oregon, but Black exclusionary laws barred him from living there. The group instead settled in what is now Tumwater.
Black Coffee Northwest is a Black-owned business in Shoreline that’s grounded in helping the community - even after facing multiple racist attacks.
Jalen and Keyonna Seawright dressed up their two daughters to model Black female leaders for Black History Month.
Q13 News is recognizing communities all over the Puget Sound celebrating Black History Month 2021. One community in Pierce County launched an online series in January to honor people who have made an impact locally and nationally.
Celebrate Black History Month with Tubi. The streaming platform offers one of the largest Black cinema collections available online — and it’s free.
The Association for the Study of African American Life and History, or ASALH, chose the theme because the Black family has been a target of study in various academic disciplines.
Feb. 1 isn’t just the first day of Black History Month. It’s also National Freedom Day, pioneered by a former slave to commemorate abolition.