Even though the community was small,
African Americans created organizations and newspapers that clarified
and advanced the idea of racial equality and won some early victories
against white supremacy.
The Seattle Republican
was published from 1894 to 1913 by Horace and Suzie Cayton.
The Caytons were also among
the founders of the Seattle chapter on the National
Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)