Rahwa Habte Death – Dead : Rahwa Habte Obituary : Cause of Death Unknown
Rahwa Ogbe Keshi Habte was an organizer, chef, artist, entrepreneur, and beloved leader in Seattle. She died on August 28, 2020 at the age of 42, according to a statement posted online on September. 1, 2020.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media.,
The entire #MediaJustice community is mourning the loss of Rahwa Habte, a longtime Seattle activist, artist, chef, and entrepreneur.
— MediaJustice (@mediajustice) September 1, 2020
Cause of Death.
We have no information at the moment on of caused death . This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.
The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
This is a hard go fund me to share. Please support Rahwa’s family. Love you. Forever grateful for all the love and care you gave our community. Hidmo & Ladies First gave me so much life. You cooking in the Washington Hall kitchen while dishing out smiles. https://t.co/VetsqDda9z
— Nikkita Oliver (@NikkitaOliver) August 29, 2020
This weekend has been marked by great personal loss to those of us who knew and loved Rahwa Habte and Sarah Leyrer. Both from different walks of life. Both loved community, organized community and staunchly fought for what was right. Both gone too soon. Rest in Power. /1 pic.twitter.com/DGbOwWV0Ty
— Council President M. Lorena González (Seattle) (@CMLGonzalez) August 30, 2020
VITAMIND (Tall homey wrote
Rip Rahwa Habte. We really lost an angel. One of my favorite people on earth. Always positive, always empathetic, always on point. A true rider for the people. My heart hurts. I will miss that beautiful soul. Fuck 2020. I can’t no more…
Hari Kondabolu wrote
. Seattle lost a God. One of the most dynamic people I‘ve ever met. A brilliant organizer & a wonderful friend. Her legacy will be the impact she made & the many lives she changed. REST IN POWER, RAHWA
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Rahwa Habte was one of the most generous, honest, caring people I’ve met. The communities and institutions she built have made Seattle what it is today, and her legacy will last forever. I’ll miss running into her at the park, and her putting me in my place on the internet.
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all sorts of emotions about the passing of my dear friend Rahwa Habte. she was instrumental in keeping Black cultural and community space in the Central District and Seattle in general in the face of gentrification and blacklisting.
I’m gonna miss Rahwa. A lot. She was one of the kindest people I ever met with a real heart of gold. She supported my music in it’s very early stages and her legacy will live on forever.
Simon T wrote
Rahwa Habte was a kind, sweet, caring, engaging soul. I was better for knowing her. My condolences go out to Baba Sandai, Mama Ethiopia, Tommy and the rest of the Ogbe family. May your next journey be a blessed one Rahwa!
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