To help low-income homeowners pay for needed repairs to their older homes, such as roofs and sewer lines, Spokane Neighborhood Action Partners has created a revolving loan program that looks to provide relief.
With the weight of a pending professional league on their backs, along with the reputation of their country, the 1996 Olympic team pulled it off in the heart of Atlanta. Eight straight wins, no losses and a dozen gold medals, along with the star power and attention to begin the league we know today as the WNBA.
School is out for the summer, but Rogers High School’s Carl “Tuffy” Ellingsen Athletic Center was packed Monday afternoon with kids ready to learn how their health and well -being are critical to chase their dreams.
Antoinette Nwandu’s play “Pass Over” had me nervous. Does it walk the thin line of egregious circumstance yet meaningful substance? While written with all audiences in mind, does it lose its Black authenticity with that responsibility?
As seniors began clearing the Rogers High School campus Wednesday after picking up their royal purple and gold caps and gowns, 20 or so students huddled in the cafeteria waiting for Jaime Stacy, the high school’s equity advocate and school community specialist.
Civil responsibility has always been important for Sylvia Brown, one of the technical expert leaders of Comcast’s Spokane team. As a member and co-leader of the company’s internal Black Employee Network, Brown led the team by reaching out to Black organizations and programs throughout Spokane.
The Spokane Community Against Racism saw light in the darkness of summer 2020, where the nation witnessed demands for racial equity in the aftermath of the killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery.
In partnership with Terrain, APIC Spokane's "Hidden in Plain Sight" exhibition examines the stress of racism on identities and, on the final Friday of May, hosted a closing ceremony and panel discussion provided clearer context surrounding identity within the Asian diaspora, including Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders.
Andrew Whitver, the creator of the Queer Art Walk, grew up as an openly gay man in the 1980s at the height of the AIDS epidemic. Witnessing the vast number of his friends' deaths propelled him into the political queer landscape. "I've always been a queer activist," he said.
For some members of the “Hamilton” cast performing in Spokane this month, the show never stops. Ellis Dawson, Brion Marquis Watson and Milika Cherée, Black thespians of "Hamilton," participated Wednesday in a virtual question-and-answer session about "Hamilton" along with their journeys to the stage.