Remembering Seattle’s Nightlife: The Police and 1980’s Bias

Member Discrimination, Social Justice

Stumbling across this article gives a notable perspective of the Seattle police in the 1980s. One night following a brawl police were sent to the hospital after being assaulted and jumped during a fight involving 7 patrons of Club Broadway before Mister Freeman took it over, two years later. Notable here is that Freeman had no police incidents under his tenure. The history …

Lessons From Seattle’s Past

Member Discrimination, Social Justice, The Monastery

What lessons can we learn from the group formed during the 80’s called Parents in Arms? Parents In Arms claimed to be an organization that sought to improve the welfare of runaway teens. Although, one might think their actions were not very concerned with runaway teens, but instead about enforcing their religious, racial, and homophobic fears. Let’s start with their positions on …