Councilmember Licata left office on January 1, 2016.
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Tag: Anti-Chinese Legislation

Expressing Regret for 19th Century Seattle Anti-Chinese Legislation

July 31st, 2015

On Wednesday, the Finance and Culture Committee discussed a shameful period in Seattle’s history: Seattle’s treatment of Chinese in the late 19th century. This included discriminatory legislation passed by the Seattle City Council, an anti-Chinese riot, and the expulsion of Chinese residents. To address this history, a resolution was brought forward by the Organization of […]