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The ‘noose’ incident: Time to take action against racism | Guest View


Last updated 11/13/2017 at Noon

Last Monday evening, Nov. 6, I was headed to the City Council meeting to watch the Sister City Commission presentation, a commission I sat on when I first moved to Edmonds. As I shared that I was heading to the meeting, a couple of concerned citizens asked if I was going to talk about the “noose.”

I had no idea what they were talking about, but was quickly updated on the few details they knew. Once I arrived to the meeting, several city employees on hand briefed me on the incident. As I shared my thoughts during public comments, I noticed a crack in my voice and a slight shaking of my...

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