Alex Gallo-Brown is a writer and labor advocate from Seattle. He is the author of Variations of Labor, a collection of poems and stories from Chin Music Press.
The South Seattle sanctuary is a testament to the power of public space and the promise of racial integration.
There are lessons we could apply to today's Seattle, which faces many of the same issues of 1919.
The Seattle I grew up in was far from perfect, but its recent reaction to the head tax has shaken me to the core.