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Racial slur hurled at African-American woman in Edmonds


Last updated 10/18/2018 at Noon

Edmonds experienced another ugly racial incident recently during the annual Write on the Sound conference.

On Saturday, Oct. 6, an African-American woman emailed the Edmonds Diversity Commission to report that, as she was walking down Main Street from the Frances Anderson Center to the Edmonds Theater for the keynote speech, a white man in a car rolled down the window as he drove by and yelled the "N-word" word at her.

“She was upset, of course, and left the entire conference, which was going all weekend long,” said Economic Development Director Patrick Doherty, the City of Ed...

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