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caption: Benita Thomas, right, described what led her to the decision to move away from Seattle in Tonya Mosley's first piece in the Black in Seattle series.

Black In Seattle

The Black population in Seattle hovers around 7 percent, well below the national average. It's a population that has shrunk as Seattle grows.

In a special series from 2013, Tonya Mosley reported on what it’s like to be Black one of the whitest major cities in America.

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