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Joy Degruy-Leary, Ph.D., speaks before a group of young people at Garfield Community Center Feb. 28 about "Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome," her term for the lingering psychological, social and spiritual effects of slavery.


Spending plan called a 'compassionate' use of state surplus

OLYMPIA—MajorityDemocrats unveiled their go-home budget Tuesday, praising it as a compassionate, yet prudent use of the state's projected surplus of $1.6 billion.


Author has recently published the first biography of Alice Walker

Author and biographer Evelyn C. White will make two appearances this week during a visit to Seattle. White is biographer of Alice Walker, the author of The Color Purple and the first Black woman to win the Pulitzer Prize in fiction.


'Rx Washington Card' billed as additional resource for consumers

OLYMPIA—The state of Washington has announced a new drug discount card available to any state resident. The card will reduce costs between 15 percent and 25 percent for prescription drugs not covered by insurance.


Lori Renner demonstrates how to model good oral reading at a workshop for potential tutors entitled "Adventures in Reading for Elementary Students," at the Seattle All City Tutor Training held March 2 at Meany Middle School.


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