The Real World: Seattle is the seventh season of MTV 's reality television series The Real World , which focuses on a group of diverse strangers living together for several months in a different city each season, as cameras follow their lives and interpersonal relationships. It is the third season of The Real World to be filmed in the Pacific States region, specifically in Washington and is also the first season to be filmed in the Pacific Northwest. The season premiered on June 16, , and consisted of 20 episodes. It is the first of two seasons to be filmed in Seattle. Eighteen years later, the show returned to the city in its thirty-second season.
One of the city's most popular nightlife and entertainment districts, it is home to a historic gay village and vibrant counterculture community. In the early s Capitol Hill was known as 'Broadway Hill' after the neighborhood's main thoroughfare. The origin of its current name is disputed.
Removal of Confederate monuments and memorials is an ongoing process in the United States since the s. Many municipalities in the United States have removed monuments and memorials on public property dedicated to the Confederate States of America CSA , and some, such as Silent Sam in North Carolina, have been torn down by protestors. The momentum to remove Confederate memorials increased dramatically following the high-profile incidents including the Charleston church shooting , the Unite the Right rally , and the killing of George Floyd The vast majority of these Confederate monuments were built during the era of Jim Crow laws , from to