Black In Seattle http://kuow.org en Black In Seattle: Video And Tweets From Washington Hall http://kuow.org/post/black-seattle-video-and-tweets-washington-hall <p>In late October, KUOW aired Tonya Mosley’s four-part series <a href="http://kuow.org/topic/black-seattle">“Black in Seattle.”</a> The series immediately struck a chord for listeners throughout the Puget Sound area. The <a href="http://kuow.org/post/black-seattle-live-twitter-chat">discussion continued online</a>, with a robust and eager audience.</p><p>Historic Seattle/Washington Hall and KUOW 94.9 continued the conversation “offline” at <a href="http://goo.gl/maps/CE7BH">Washington Hall</a> on Nov. 13. Below is a video produced by Seattle Channel and a snapshot of the evening as documented on Twitter. Panelist biographies are beyond the jump. Fri, 08 Nov 2013 20:38:14 +0000 KUOW 23526 at http://kuow.org Black In Seattle: Video And Tweets From Washington Hall Response To "Black In Seattle: Dating Woes" http://kuow.org/post/response-black-seattle-dating-woes <p>Tonya Mosley's <em>Black in Seattle</em> series concluded Thursday with a look at the challenges <a href="http://kuow.org/post/finding-black-man-dating-woes-seattles-black-women">black women have in finding partners</a>, called he "marriage freeze."</p><p>Listeners and readers added their own insight on the series and their experiences finding love in Seattle.</p><p><em>Follow the hashtag <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23blackinseattle&amp;src=hash">#blackinseattle</a> on Twitter and add your questions and insights. </em> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 17:53:19 +0000 Tonya Mosley & Bond Huberman 23111 at http://kuow.org Response To "Black In Seattle: Dating Woes" Black In Seattle Live Twitter Chat http://kuow.org/post/black-seattle-live-twitter-chat <p><em><a href="http://kuow.org/topic/black-seattle">Black In Seattle</a></em> series producer Tonya Mosley (<a href="https://twitter.com/tonyamosley">@tonyamosley</a>) moderated a live Twitter chat last night. Local guests Enrico Benjamin and Alex Wells joined her to discuss what it's like to be a black man in Seattle.</p><p>Miss anything? Catch up on all the pieces from Mosley's series and highlights from the chat below, and follow the hashtag <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23blackinseattle&amp;src=hash">#blackinseattle</a> on Twitter to add your questions and insights. Thu, 31 Oct 2013 17:40:15 +0000 Tonya Mosley & Bond Huberman 23020 at http://kuow.org Black In Seattle Live Twitter Chat Finding A (Black) Man: Dating Woes For Seattle's Black Women http://kuow.org/post/finding-black-man-dating-woes-seattles-black-women <p></p><p></p><p>In 2002, <a href="http://community.seattletimes.nwsource.com/archive/?date=20021013&amp;slug=jdl13">Seattle Times columnist Jerry Large wrote about the black experience</a> in Seattle in which black women complained about how few black men there were to date. One woman said to "bring your own black men (or women) to date because Seattle is hard on black women's dating aspirations."</p><p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Tonya Mosley 22502 at http://kuow.org Finding A (Black) Man: Dating Woes For Seattle's Black Women Response To 'Black In Seattle: Busing Blues' http://kuow.org/post/response-black-seattle-busing-blues <p>Tonya Mosley's <em>Black in Seattle</em> series continued Tuesday with a piece on the<a href="http://kuow.org/post/busing-blues-when-seattle-sent-black-kids-white-north-end"> Seattle Public Schools' 21-year busing program</a> and the way it continues to affect the way black people, some of who are parents now themselves, view their community and education.</p><p>Listeners and readers added their own insight on their experiences with the busing program.</p><p><em>Follow the hashtag <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23blackinseattle&amp;src=hash">#blackinseattle</a> on Twitter and add your questions and insights. Don't have a Twitter account? <a href="https://twitter.com/search/?q=%23blackinseattle">Eavesdrop on the chat in real-time</a>. </em></p><p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 17:59:43 +0000 Bond Huberman 22910 at http://kuow.org Response To 'Black In Seattle: Busing Blues' Black Man, White City: 'It's Unnecessarily Stressful' http://kuow.org/post/black-man-white-city-its-unnecessarily-stressful <p>On a map, Seattle is a blue dot – often described as liberal and tolerant. But it’s not always comfortable for black men who say they experience racial profiling and discrimination. Wed, 30 Oct 2013 15:00:00 +0000 Tonya Mosley 22504 at http://kuow.org Black Man, White City: 'It's Unnecessarily Stressful' Black In Seattle: 'Perceptions May Be Different Than Reality' http://kuow.org/post/black-seattle-perceptions-may-be-different-reality <p>This week, we’ve been airing stories by reporter Tonya Mosley centered around the question: What is the black experience in Seattle? Below, hear Web exclusive interviews from more people Mosley interviewed for her series, <a href="http://kuow.org/topic/black-seattle">Black In Seattle</a>.&nbsp; Tue, 29 Oct 2013 18:11:25 +0000 Tonya Mosley 22501 at http://kuow.org Black In Seattle: 'Perceptions May Be Different Than Reality' Response To 'Black In Seattle: Struggling To Stay Connected' http://kuow.org/post/response-black-seattle-struggling-stay-connected <p>Tonya Mosley's <em>Black in Seattle</em> series on KUOW immediately struck a chord with her first piece that asked a fraught question: <a href="http://kuow.org/post/where-are-black-people-struggling-stay-connected">Where are the black people?</a> For a large and progressive metro area, Seattle actually lags behind other cities and the country as a whole in its black population.</p><p>Listeners and readers added their own insight as to what Seattle offers and what it is missing for the black community.</p><p><em>Follow the hashtag <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23blackinseattle&amp;src=hash">#blackinseattle</a> on Twitter and add your questions and insights. Don't have a Twitter account? <a href="https://twitter.com/search/?q=%23blackinseattle">Eavesdrop on the chat in real-time</a>. </em></p><p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 17:35:57 +0000 Tonya Mosley 22867 at http://kuow.org Response To 'Black In Seattle: Struggling To Stay Connected' Busing Blues: When Seattle Sent Black Kids To White North End http://kuow.org/post/busing-blues-when-seattle-sent-black-kids-white-north-end <p>On a recent Thursday evening, Amalia Martino rushed from work to catch the last few minutes of her daughter Sophia’s soccer game. She pointed out her daughter on the field, laughing a little: “My daughter is the brown one.” Tue, 29 Oct 2013 17:30:00 +0000 Tonya Mosley 22503 at http://kuow.org Busing Blues: When Seattle Sent Black Kids To White North End 'Where Are The Black People?' Struggling To Stay Connected http://kuow.org/post/where-are-black-people-struggling-stay-connected <p></p><p></p><p>What is it like to be black in the fifth whitest major city in America?</p><p>It’s not an easy question to answer.</p><p>Seattle’s black population hovers around 8 percent, with more leaving every year. Mon, 28 Oct 2013 14:57:23 +0000 Tonya Mosley 22505 at http://kuow.org 'Where Are The Black People?' Struggling To Stay Connected New Series On Race Coming To KUOW http://kuow.org/post/new-series-race-coming-kuow <p>Debuting this week, Tonya Mosley brings us a four-part series titled "Black In Seattle" that will examine the stories and impressions of black people in Seattle and surrounding areas.</p><p><iframe frameborder="0" height="350" marginheight="0" marginwidth="0" scrolling="no" src="http://mapsengine.google.com/map/embed?mid=zSA4SHakvNr4.k59-_iMIY8DA" width="580"></iframe> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Tonya Mosley 22909 at http://kuow.org