The police chief's decision comes in response to demands from oversight and community groups that are demonstrating against racism and police brutality.
Social unrest, shattered glass and spilled blood have always been a part of the Seattle region's history
“If we get it and die from coronavirus fighting for people’s rights, we’re OK with that,” one protester said.
Resmaa Menakem and Robin DiAngelo discuss what those who gain advantage through systemic racism must do to end it.
The King County Labor Council once welcomed the Seattle Police Officers Guild. As protests continue, it’s reconsidering.
A reader asks: How can I protest safely while the coronavirus is still a threat?
Mayor Jenny Durkan wanted to wind down federal monitoring of the Seattle Police Department. Then the protests began.
Political experts say the outside agitator trope has roots in the civil rights movement.
By pinning the destruction on white men, Durkan trivializes deep grievances and provides cover for police escalation.
Some believe the city is ready to handle its own police department, while protesters disagree.
It's time to admit we need fundamental change to uproot racism in the United States.
Alongside other communities of color, we worked to pass a law making it easier to prosecute violent police officers.
After peaceful demonstrations turn to chaos, Interstate 5 is shut down and the governor calls in the National Guard.
The killing of George Floyd presents yet another opportunity for white self-reckoning.
Western State Hospital has mostly stopped accepting jail transfers, leaving inmates with mental illness in limbo.
Delayed psych evaluations and hospital transfers are resulting in due process questions, and longer stays that may prove unconstitutional.