“Hapa Tales:” Mixed Race memoir probes colonial legacy of a Hawaiian word
by Anne Liu Kellor
Throughout “Hapa Tales and Other Lies,” author Sharon H. Chang interrogates her evolving relationship to her Mixed Race identity, to Hawai’i, and to the problematic use of the word “hapa.”
Oct 16, 2018
News & Politics
“Worlds Beyond Here” explores Asian American impact on science fictionby Mayumi TsutakawaOct 17, 2018
An exhibition focuses on Asian American science fiction creators, who often address identity, immigration and race, technology and more through a genre that's more than just outer space and time travel.
Arts & Culture
Family event encourages diversity at National Parksby Cathy You
Outdoor organizations are hosting a free family event this Sunday at El Centro De La Raza to encourage diversity in attendance at national parks and to mark the 50th anniversary of North Cascades National Park.
Race & Ethnicity
Seattle Ethiopians and Eritreans react to their home countries’ new peaceby Rahwa HailemariamAug 31, 2018
Ethiopians and Eritreans who are now living in Seattle are happy to see the end of the 20-year cold war that separated families and friends. But while some people have a wait-and-see reaction to the peace agreement, others are ready to celebrate.
Tahmina Talks Immigration: Student visa enforcement ramps upby Tahmina Watson
Trump administration issued a memo earlier this month focusing enforcement on those who overstay or violate student visa rules.
Seattle preps for Census, says citizenship question could intimidate immigrantsby Rahwa HailemariamAug 9, 2018
The Department of Commerce, which runs the Census, announced plans to include a new question asking respondents about their citizenship status. Critics, including Seattle and King County officials, say that could suppress participation in communities of color.