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Black Masters of Social Artistry Monthly Online Magazine 2012

Al-uruba restaurant Interview with Osman Busari co-owner

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Dec 122012

Q: When did you decide you wanted to own your own restaurant?

A: Two years ago, I love cooking. It helps us introduce our Somali culture to the area.

Q: What is your religious restrictions with food?

A: We can only eat Hala – meat that has been properly slaughtered, no alcohol and no pork.

Q: Which dishes are ordered most often?

A: Mostly goat meat and rice, also hamburgers

Q: What’s a typical style of dining in your culture?

A: Well we eat more family style; normally we eat with our hands, in Somalia we sit on the floor using a low table.

Rainier Beach’s Walk Out!!!

These photos are of the Rainier Beach Walk Out that occured in October 2012!! The photos include most of the students at the school, staff members, police officers, teachers, service providers and news reporters who attented this event. The purpose of this event was to make it known that students wanted Rainier Beach to be […]

Empire Nights Third Anniversary

An open mic event called Empire Nights takes place on the third Saturday of every month.  This event brings us together as a community.  Everyone who comes to Empire Nights continue to help us grow stronger and celebrate one another—Happy Birthday Empire Nights. Top 2 highlights of the event 1. I loved how everyone came out […]

Family Back 2gether

Many of us have been through hard times and good times with our family.  For me, family has been the number one thing that I am dedicated to.  This is because I love my family.  I also know that family helps to support our hopes and dreams.  Keep your family close and your hopes and […]

Peace Rally

On October 25, 2012, I went to a Peace Rally at South Shore.  This event was organized by a program called Alive and Free (they are connected to the Union Gospel Mission).  I enjoyed watching the audience.  Seeing the youth express themselves through different forms of art such as dancing, rapping, spoken word, singing was […]

Harambee Open Mic Night

On October 26, 2012 at 8:00pm, the organizers of “Cultivate” hosted another open mic at Harambee. Top 2 highlights of the event 1. Each citizen journalist from the S.E. Seattle FreedomNet performed, and blew the crowd away. 2. I was proud of my generation and the talent each of us showed in our performances.  It […]

Shout Out to Empire Nights for Their Third Anniversary

Attending the Empire Nights open mic  is like being at home.  The crowd is supportive and everyone is happy to be together as one community.  There was a lot of talent that night.  If I had gold medals to give out, everyone who performed would have been wearing one. The ability to be able to […]