New Website features Martin Luther King County’s African American History

Dr. KingThe website www.BlackPast.org has created a special section on the history of notable African-American residents of King County.

The site includes brief profiles of the individuals, organizations, institutions and events that shaped the history of King County.  Biographies include Edwin T. Pratt, Norm Rice, Jimi Hendrix, Larry Gossett and Wanda Herndon.

Also included are primary documents, speeches, bibliographies, and a photo gallery related to that history. See more here. The website was created with the help of a grant from 4Culture, King County’s cultural service agency.