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February 11, 2014 at 4:21 PM

City honors Rev. McKinney with honorary street

The Seattle City Council and Mayor Ed Murray will honor Seattle civil rights leader the Rev. Dr. Samuel McKinney by naming a Central Area street in his name. McKinney, 87, pastor of Mount Zion Baptist Church from 1958 until his retirement in 1998, was a leading voice of the city’s black community as it fought discrimination, unfair housing…


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May 9, 2013 at 8:44 AM

A stretch of 19th Avenue could be renamed in honor of Rev. Samuel McKinney

The city of Seattle is taking public comments on plans to rename a seven-block portion of 19th Avenue in honor of Rev. Samuel McKinney, the local civil-rights leader who for 40 years served as pastor of Mount Zion Baptist Church in the Central Area. Seattle City Councilmembers Bruce Harrell and Tom Rasmussen will host the first…


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