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MEET "Urban Forum Northwest" Radio Show Host Eddie Rye Jr.
A Leader Who Continues to Fight For Equality And Justice
Eddie Rye, Jr. was born in Shreveport, Louisiana June 2, 1942 to Myrtle and Eddie Rye, Sr., the family moved to Seattle in 1952. Eddie, Sr. was a Pullman Porter and organizer for the all Black Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters Union led by A. Philip Randolph., Attended Seattle Public Schools graduating from Garfield in 1959.
Click here to read full article on Eddie, his activism career & life that appeared on the Seattle Medium Newspaper website