housing discrimination http://kplu.org en While Dr. King Dreamed, Seattleites Marched for Housing http://kplu.org/post/while-dr-king-dreamed-seattleites-marched-housing <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Fifty years ago today, a quarter-million people gathered in Washington, D.C., to hear Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech. But the summer of 1963 marked a critical point in Seattle history as well, as young activists staged the city’s first sit-ins of the civil rights movement.</span></p><p>The issue that galvanized them was housing discrimination. And in a place that likes to think of itself as progressive, segregation was rampant.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Ashley Gross 9779 at http://kplu.org While Dr. King Dreamed, Seattleites Marched for Housing