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Obama lived in Seattle his First Year

Sat, 17 Sep 2016 04:57:54 +0000

Obama lived in Seattle his First Year or why every kid in Seattle should know this history lesson by Charlette LeFevre of “The Charlette Report” The Address Back in 2008, Seattle Times Jonathan Martin had interviewed the classmates of Stanley Ann Dunham, Barack Obama’s mother, and discovered she had once lived once on Capitol Hill as a



Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes endorses I-873 Anti Police Brutality Initiative

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 07:59:07 +0000

Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes endorses I-873 Anti Police Brutality Initiative Or why Andre Taylor complimented a pasty white guy by calling him “John Brown” by Charlette LeFevre of the “The Charlette Report” Its times like these that we don’t need to go to the movie theaters to see superheroes gather to fight for truth



Black Out Washington’s Fearless Real Solutions

Sun, 11 Sep 2016 00:59:08 +0000

Black Out Washington’s Fearless Real Solutions Or why Seattle might need a Paradigm Shift regarding Prisons by The Charlette Report “Mass Incarceration”, “School-to-Prison Pipeline” and “Prison Industrial Complex” are terms that have hit the news and social media in recent times especially with the police shooting of African Americans. With that comes a growing awareness



Native American gathering at the John T. Williams Honor Totem

Thu, 01 Sep 2016 04:53:30 +0000

Native American gathering at the John T. Williams Honor Totem by The Charlette Report A group of family and friends gathered for a prayer and potluck next to the Honor Totem – a 34 feet high totem pole honoring John T. Williams erected at Seattle Center in February of 2012. Jay Westwind Wolf Hollingsworth, a Mohegan along with



Anti Donald Trump Rally at Everett: Flags and Signs

Wed, 31 Aug 2016 07:59:22 +0000

Anti Donald Trump Rally at Everett: Flags and Signs or why Trump is a Pimple by The Charlette Report Updated 9/1/2016 And  a reminder that just like all pimples, they eventually go away. Donald Trump held a rally in Everett Washington on Aug. 30, 2016 that for many in the State of Washington which favored former



Naked Donald Trump Statue in Seattle saved by Business Owners

Fri, 19 Aug 2016 05:48:30 +0000

Naked Donald Trump Statue and his tiny part in Seattle saved by Business Owners Or why Business Owners have balls and Trump doesn’t by The Charlette Report Naked Truth One of the five naked Donald Trump statues placed in public locations around the nation is now standing in the Vintage store “No Parking on Pike”



Federal Judge Robart acknowledges “Black Lives Matter” and lamblasts Seattle Police Officer’s Guild for attempting to hold the court and Seattle “Hostage”

Tue, 16 Aug 2016 09:18:09 +0000

Federal Judge Robart acknowledges “Black Lives Matter” and lamblasts Seattle Police Officer’s Guild for attempting to hold the court and Seattle “Hostage” And why the Community Police Commission are today’s Superheros for tomorrow’s generation by The Charlette Report With a mint green bow tie, Judge Robart addressed a full court room during a status conference



UMOJA Fest 2016 – A Gem of an Event

Wed, 10 Aug 2016 00:16:58 +0000

UMOJA Fest 2016 – A Gem of an Event by The Charlette Report   A gem of a festival in the heart of Seattle, the UMOJA Festival which is a Swahili word that means “unity” has been around since the 1940’s when it inspired Seafair in the 50’s. While the event was attended by many local



Seattle City Councilmember Lorena González endorses I-873 Anti Police Brutality Initiative

Sun, 31 Jul 2016 07:54:28 +0000

Seattle City Councilmember Lorena González endorses I-873 Anti Police Brutality Initiative Or why the “John T. Williams” Bill is gaining steam with the Latino Community by The Charlette Report Seattle City Councilmember Lorena González stops by the “Not This Time” meeting and endorses Initiative 873. This should come  as no surprise for people who know



Seattle Rally for Bernie Sanders Reminds People he still has a Chance

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 02:05:27 +0000

Seattle Rally for Bernie Sanders Reminds People he still has a Chance Or why Debbie Wasserman Schultz DNC Chair, Brad Marshall and Amy Dacey should be pelted with marshmallow peeps on their way out of the DNC. Talks of DNC Walkout planned after roll call. by The Charlette Report Over a hundred Bernie Sanders supporters showed



Dr. Cornel West and Actress Diane Guerrero “Keeping the Promise” on Human Rights on the Eve of the RNC

Tue, 19 Jul 2016 07:21:29 +0000

Dr. Cornel West and Actress Diane Guerrero “Keeping the Promise” on Human Rights on the Eve of the RNC AIDS, Immigration, Civil Rights Leaders, Musicians and Celebrities met in Cleveland for a Concert …and why one of this nation’s top scholars Dr. Cornel West called Donald Trump is a “Neo-Fascist catastrophe” and Hillary a “Neo-Liberal



Seattle Vigil for Alton Sterling on the heels of Mayor and SPD’s endorsement of Anti-Police Brutality Initiative I-873

Fri, 08 Jul 2016 09:30:13 +0000

Seattle Vigil for Alton Sterling on the heels of Mayor and SPD’s endorsement of Anti-Police Brutality Initiative I-873 or why now is the time Seattle Police should follow Pres. Obama’s advice and “root out bias” in its ranks by The Charlette Report With the recent killing of Philando Castile in Minnesota soon after Alton Sterling was shot



Congressman Adam Smith endorses I-873 Anti Police Brutality Initiative

Thu, 30 Jun 2016 08:47:42 +0000

Congressman Adam Smith endorses I-873 Anti Police Brutality Initiative Or why the “John T. Williams” Bill is gaining steam by The Charlette Report Congressman Adam Smith has joined a growing list of legislators endorsing I-873, the “John T. Williams Bill” to remove the “without malice and with a good faith belief” clause from Washington laws.



Seattle ups its game with Active Shooter Training after Orlando

Tue, 21 Jun 2016 06:31:20 +0000

Seattle ups its game with Active Shooter Training after Orlando Surviving an Active Shooter by Charlette LeFevre The Orlando shooting has made its mark on history as the nation’s largest massacre but it will also be a turning point for how people think about their personal security in public and how we may not be able



Che Taylor Shooting: Initiative 873 – What every Police Officer in the State needs to Read and Sign

Wed, 01 Jun 2016 05:36:34 +0000

Che Taylor Shooting: Initiative 873 – What every Police Officer in the State needs to Read and Sign by Charlette LeFevre The Charlette Report [Updated 6/1/2016] A press conference was held Wed. June 1, 11am at Seattle City Hall to discuss the recent findings in the investigation regarding the shooting death of Che Taylor and the