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Woodlawn Elementary School students Honni Brown, left, Lyric Branch, D.J. Gonzales — all members of the school's Kukatonon African Dancers.

Woodlawn Elementary School's Kúkátónón Dance Troupe will perform at 7 p.m. Friday, June 2, in the Self Enhancement Inc. auditorium.


Rock legend's statue to be moved from Broadway to Central Area

The Seattle City Council this week passed a resolution supporting the naming of a park for rock-n-roll legend Jimi Hendrix.
The resolution supports the naming of the Colman School Lot, located in Seattle's Central Area, to recognize Hendrix's cultural contributions. The park is adjacent to the Northwest African American Museum at the Urban League Village, which is scheduled to open next year.


Influential legislator will serve as community ambassador-at-large

Margaret Carter

Oregon State Sen. Margaret Carter is joining The Skanner as vice president of corporate affairs and will lend her clout, intellect, connections and energy to The Skanner's mission of Challenging People to Shape A Better Future Now.


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