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Seattle is rapidly gentrifying and changing the face of its core neighborhoods. Like Harlem in New York and the Ninth Ward in New Orleans, the Central Area has long been the heart of Seattle culture, the source of its unique musical, political, religious, and cultural identity. Madeline Crowley saw the need to interview the people of this neighborhood before it was too late. "We Lived Here" chronicles their colorful, powerful, and inspiring stories.


Interviewees include political activist Uncle Bob Santos; Linda Lee Cadwell, a martial artist married to Bruce Lee; Aaron and Elmer Dixon of the Black Panther Party; and many more community leaders. 

We Lived Here: Stories of Seattle's Central Area

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