Ripples & Sparks | South Seattle Emerald

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In celebration of the South Seattle Emerald’s eighth Anniversary, we requested neighborhood members to share moments in our publication’s historical past that stay particular to them. 

by Reagan Jackson

The Emerald neighborhood has been creating ripples with its creativity and genius for 8 magnificent years! These ripples are felt far past South Seattle — neighborhood, in any case, isn't a spot however its folks. And residential generally is a place, folks, or each. The vitality our folks generate at house and past ignites sparks that show perennially that even the tiniest of sparks illuminates darkish locations in all instructions and may information us to wherever we have to go.

Please assist us proceed to serve our neighborhood by turning into a recurring donor throughout our eighth anniversary marketing campaign, Ripples & Sparks at House, April 20–28. Become a Rainmaker as we speak by selecting the “recurring donor” choice on our donation web page! 

—The Emerald Workforce

Marcus Harrison Inexperienced and I met shortly earlier than the beginning of the South Seattle Emerald. What began out as my giving him writing classes become numerous laughter, knocking again rum and cokes at Jude’s, speaking shit about native politics, and studying one another’s writing. Inevitably, our conversations would return to the large gaping gap in Seattle’s media scene and Marcus would wax poetic in regards to the want for a information outlet the place the South Finish may curate its personal story slightly than being repeatedly villainized in information advised by strangers from exterior the neighborhood. 

Continue reading My Emerald Story: 8 Years Into the Dream

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