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Hear "Black Leadership during the coronavirus pandemic" broadcasts (4-10-20)

“Where is Black leadership during the coronavirus pandemic?” Recorded live Friday, April 10, 2020 on RainierAvenueRadio.World. Moderated by Tony B - Rainier Avenue Radio General Manager

Guests: King County Councilmember Girmay Zahilay Trish Millines Dziko - Technology Access Foundation, Co-Founder Wyking Garrett - Africatown Community Land Trust, President & CEO Michelle Merriweather - Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle, President & CEO Marcus Green - South Seattle Emerald, Publisher

Guests: Fahren Johnson - Expanded Learning Opportunities Pastor Richmond Johnson - Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Bremerton Tracy S. Flood, Attorney & former Pro Tem Judge Erin Jones, Education Advocate Pastor Rev Lonnie Mitchell Sr - New Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, Spokane Alicia Crank - Edmonds Planning Board, Vice Chair, Paine Field Airport Commission

Hear re-airings this week on, on TuneIn or smart speakers:

Tuesday - April 14th 10:30AM Ep 16 5:00PM Ep 15 Wednesday - April 15th 7:00PM Ep 16 Thursday April 16th Noon Ep 15

1:00PM LIVE with 1:30PM Ep 16 Friday April 17 1:00 PM Coronavirus series LIVE - Asian American communities in the 8:00PM Ep 15 9:00PM Ep 16

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Rainier Avenue Radio is a south Seattle radio station and digital media hub. We are proud to serve south Seattle and surrounding communities with opportunities to engage with critical issues, compelling stories, and quality entertainment 24 hours a day, seven days a week. During the current coronavirus pandemic, Rainier Avenue Radio will continue our efforts to provide educational and informational broadcasts about the coronavirus as well as broadcasting the impact that the coronavirus is having on south Seattle’s diverse residents, service providers, housing, childcare, schools, and businesses. It’s just as important that we amplify the diverse voices of our communities and share your narratives of unanticipated challenges caused by the coronavirus over our broadcast media networks as part of our communication strategies. It’s also important that our communities can access reliable information, have a resource to filter misinformation, and lower anxieties or fears about the disease while trying to normalize life and not let fear rule daily living in our communities We are asking that the community connect with us in this effort. There will be opportunities to join us for broadcasts to share your actions and community needs. Thank you for participating in our effort to effectively share information within and about our communities. We will be utilizing our media broadcast networks, website, and social media to keep our community updated with new information, a variety of services that are available, and/or that become available to assist our communities during these challenges. We will be sharing YOUR needs with the appropriate agencies or individuals to ensure that your communities needs are heard. Rainier Avenue Radio is proud to be YOUR community radio station serving south Seattle and surrounding communities. We NEED your voice, and your narrative. Together, we can make it through this and be more prepared for emergencies.

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