Shu-chen Lucas

Independent Historian

Shu-chen Lucas was born and raised in Taiwan. She and her husband Glen Lucas and their daughter Rose moved back to the United States in 1998. In 2008, Shu-chen decided to return to school, and graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BA degree in history from Washington State University Tri-Cities in May 2010. She was admitted to the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington in fall 2010 and completed her MA in China Studies in spring 2011.

Joe Winston Jackson (1933- )

Image Ownership: Public Domain Joseph Jackson was the first African American to serve as the mayor of Pasco, Washington.  Jackson was one of the many black migrants who moved to the small town of Pasco in southeastern Washington in 1948. Most of those migrants came … Read MoreJoe Winston Jackson (1933- )

Katie D. Morgan Barton (1918-2010)

Image Ownership: Public Domain When thirty-year-old Katie Barton followed her husband to the small town of Pasco in Washington State in 1948, she did not foresee that she would embark on a life of fighting for black equality and serving her community, nor did she … Read MoreKatie D. Morgan Barton (1918-2010)