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February 25, 2021
One and done. That’s been the story of late when it comes to the number of terms Seattle mayors serve. Seattle Met asked three experts, including UW history professor Margaret O’Mara, to offer their takes. Featured on Seattle Met 
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February 24, 2021
"Black History Month is a chance to recognize that Black history is American history. It’s an important time to reflect on the ways in which Black people, their stories and their impact have so often been elided and erased from our shared understanding of ourselves as a nation and a people," writes UW President Ana Mari Cauce.
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February 24, 2021
UW theater student Jarrett Johnson is among an entire class of emerging theater artists — fresh from drama programs, hustling between part-time jobs and busy audition schedules, or about to make their big breaks — whose careers have been stalled by the COVID-19 pandemic. The UW's Odai Johnson, professor of theater history, and Stefka Mihaylova, assistant professor of theater theory and criticism, are quoted.
Downtown Seattle
February 21, 2021
After months of deserted streets and shuttered storefronts, the businesses, institutions and individuals that depend on downtown Seattle are desperate to see it come back to life, but have little certainty whether or when it can regain its earlier vitality. Margaret O'Mara, professor of history at the UW, is quoted.
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February 21, 2021
Dig a little, and Seattle’s scrubby past inevitably pops up. We might be all high-tech now, all digital wizards, but back there are the city’s ancestors. They could be rough. Really rough. John Findlay, professor emeritus of history at the UW, is referenced.
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February 19, 2021
Science Friday producer Christie Taylor talks to legal scholar Veena Dubal, and Margaret O'Mara, professor of history at the UW, about a rise in union activity, and the way tech companies have impacted our lives — not just for their customers, but also for their workers. Featured on Science Friday 
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February 17, 2021
Margaret O’Mara, professor of history at the UW, says too much screen time in the COVID-19 era may have led to the proliferation of conspiracy theories, especially among “QAnon yoga moms.” [This clip teases a later story in which O’Mara is not interviewed] Featured on KUOW-FM (Seattle, WA) 
Anand Yang, Empire of Convicts Cover
February 16, 2021
Anand Yang, professor of history, has authored a new book titled Empire of Convicts: India Penal Labor in Colonial Southeast Asia. It studies the plight of Indians incarcerated in Southeast Asia for criminal and political offenses committed in colonial South Asia.
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February 16, 2021
Google, Facebook and others promise more flexibility to work from home. But they’re charging ahead with plans for more offices. Margaret O'Mara, professor of history at the UW, is quoted. Featured on Wired 
Cayton Family, 1904, (Vivian G. Harsh Research Collection of Afro-American History and Literature/Chicago Public Library)
February 11, 2021
Quintard Taylor, professor emeritus of history and the founder of Blackpast.org , discusses the life and legacy of Horace Clayton and his wife, Susie Revels. Featured on Crosscut 

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