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Race: Are we so different

A blog looking at the changing face of race around our region, created in cooperation with Pacific Science Center, the University of Washington Department of Communication and the City of Seattle Race and Justice Initiative

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December 18, 2013 at 6:30 AM

Race project | Racial disparities exist despite changing attitudes

Editor’s note: This is the first of five blog posts taking a deeper look at the racial disparities in our communities, from education to juvenile crime and homelessness. Seattle boasts itself as a city that embraces diversity. The Puget Sound area is home to some of the most racially diverse places in the nation – the Tukwila…


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November 21, 2013 at 11:40 AM

Race project | Race matters to an adopted child

Angela Tucker doesn’t look like her parents. She’s still deciding what that means to her. “My identity is really confusing and mixed and changes over the years,” the 28-year-old African-American woman said. “As a child, I wanted to be white; I wanted my hair to blow in the wind. In college, I remember trying to be more…


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November 4, 2013 at 12:53 PM

Race project | ‘There still aren’t enough people who have become tolerant’

Lorraine Salkins knew it all, even the small details. The New York native didn’t need RACE: Are We So Different? to tell her about discrimination when she visited the Pacific Science Center with her neighbors last month. She had her memories. “It’s (the exhibit) trying to show the public what was, and still is, discrimination. It’s…


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