Alex Tizon’s “My Family’s Slave”

The late Alex Tizon, a former Seattle Times reporter and longtime AAJA member who died in March, had his final and possibly biggest story posthumously published in The Atlantic this past week. “My Family’s Slave” is Tizon’s personal account of growing up with a woman “who had spent 56 years as a slave” in his family’s household.

The story has generated plenty of conversation both locally and nationally.

Here are some local follow-ups to the story:

Why the obituary for Eudocia Tomas Pulido didn’t tell the story of her life in slavery (The Seattle Times)

Her husband’s family had a slave and she hopes we’ll keep talking about it (KUOW)

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