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Using story to generate civic power at South Seattle Emerald
Using story to generate civic power at South Seattle Emerald
7/19/20177:50

Marcus Green gave up a six-figure salary to return home to pursue his passion: writing. He is the founder and editor-in-chief of South Seattle Emerald, a community news website. For Green, writing about local issues, politics and sports is personal. He grew up here. He says the area should be applauded for its diversity, not defined by crime. His work has resonated with readers. The Emerald has become a lifeline to many. Green shares how he and others are using story to create civic power, including a chilling conversation with a young man that inspired Green to push on.

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