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2020 Edmonds Year in Review: July-December

 

Last updated 1/6/2021 at 3:37pm

Brian Soergel

This boat washed up on an Edmonds beach in December. It stayed there awhile.

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Being a Black woman – and a cop – in Edmonds

Tabatha Shoemake, 51, is Edmonds' senior animal control officer and 11-year veteran with the Edmonds Police Department.

As a Black woman working in an increasingly diverse but still overwhelmingly white town, Shoemake's voice is one that needs to be heard during a time when white perceptions of the Black experience are forcing them to reassess their racial prejudices and their subtle biases, the latter which today are expressed in the term "microaggressions."

Pride parade procession –...



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