“Crazy Rich Asians” aims for high stakes in Hollywood representation
by Annie Kuo
It’s the first time in 25 years that Hollywood has backed a major modern-day film with all the main actors of Asian descent – and filmmakers hope this opens the door for more Asian American stories.
News & Politics
Our role — and your role — in protecting the free pressby Globalist StaffAug 16, 2018
The Seattle Globalist has a mission to create media that elevates voices that often go unheard, because these voices are important to a healthy democracy and to our communities. We hope you join us in standing up in protecting the free press.
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.
Arts & Culture
Facebook signs pact with Washington state to end discriminatory ad practicesby Venice BuhainJul 25, 2018
Before Facebook began changing its third-party advertising platform, advertisers had been allowed to exclude users based on race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion and other categories.
No such thing as a free cow: Rwanda program sees mixed resultsby Global Press News ServiceJul 24, 2018
“When I was given a cow, I thought it’d help me make a living and get everything I want,” said Innocent Bwicubugize, who received a cow from the Rwandan government as part of a poverty-alleviation program.
Race & Ethnicity
Seattle Eritrean community celebrates 27 years of independenceby Agazit AfeworkiJun 6, 2018
The celebration of Eritrean Independence Day included traditional coffee ceremonies, art, music and dances from the country's different ethnic groups.
More than 18,000 Seattle residents caught in citizenship backlog, city saysby Globalist StaffJul 30, 2018
There are more than 753,000 naturalization application cases pending nationally, up from previous years.