PHOTOS: Anti-racism ‘peaceful show of support’ on West Seattle corners

(35th/Dawson – photo sent by Gregory Dean)

In contrast to the protest downtown, in West Seattle this afternoon, anti-racism demonstrators stood quietly in the rain on multiple street corners:

(WSB photos from here down; California/Myrtle)

Thanks to Jena for the last-minute tip about this, organized on social media as “a peaceful show of support for our black and brown community” as anti-racism protests continue nationwide in the wake of the Minneapolis killing of George Floyd.


One group walked the all-ways crossing in The Junction:


On one of those corners, the Easy Street marquee has displayed George Floyd’s name for at least 3 days – we tweeted this photo on Thursday:

12 Replies to "PHOTOS: Anti-racism 'peaceful show of support' on West Seattle corners"

  • drew May 30, 2020 (5:08 pm)

    This is good to see you! Also, wanted to share Just got this AlertSeattle: The City of Seattle asking all residents to immediately disperse from downtown. The City has imposed an immediate curfew of 5 pm

  • Katy Lloyd May 30, 2020 (5:45 pm)

    Thank you to everyone who showed up for this today, and to the organizer. I totally would have been there but only learned about it after it was over. I appreciate all of you!

  • Anna May 30, 2020 (7:18 pm)

    Thank you to my fellow West Seattle neighbors that are standing in the rain to show their love for our fellow Americans.❤️

  • Anna Schwidder May 30, 2020 (7:26 pm)

    Thank you to all standing in the rain to show their love and concern for our fellow Americans!❤️

  • John Price May 30, 2020 (8:34 pm)

    Peace, love, truth  is beautiful news

  • Beth May 30, 2020 (8:47 pm)


  • Gwen Stevens May 30, 2020 (8:48 pm)

    Thank you to West Seattle residents for their peaceful show of humanity and support for George Floyd and others.  All American citizens deserve respect and justice.  

  • ScubaFrog May 31, 2020 (12:04 am)

    RIP Dear George Floyd

  • Richard May 31, 2020 (6:22 am)

    Thank you to those who supported their fellow Americans yesterday. I’m sorry I didn’t make it to the West Seattle demonstration. 

  • Anna May 31, 2020 (8:00 am)

    Black American brother and sisters, We are for you! RIP George.

  • Kea June 2, 2020 (6:51 am)

    Thank you, please  let me know when there are more peaceful protests in West Seattle   Kea

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