NEWS

PERSPECTIVES

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How did Seattle Police Department's North Precinct process leave out people of color and other communities until now?
Old and new: Construction rises behind the second oldest museum in South India. Multi-story buildings, once absent in Bangalore, are springing up throughout the city. (Photo by Kate Clark)

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Take every Seattle problem, multiply it by 10, add seven million people and a spoonful of corruption, and you’ll get a sense of what Bangalore is dealing with.

FIVE WORDS

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Brazilian Portuguese may just have its own vocabulary for describing Brazil's own unique political climate.

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Mandarin is more common in bigger cities like Taipei and places like department stores, but Taiwanese is the sound of the night markets and bustling streets.

POLITICS

(Photo from Flickr by wabatson)

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Lax Washington state dairy regulations are allowing cow manure to taint Yakima Valley drinking water.
Seattle Ethiopian Protest (Photo by Damme Getachew)

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Seattle Ethiopians marched to the Federal Building to protest Ethiopian government oppression — and the lack of attention that it gets in Western countries.

COLUMNISTS

Street graffiti from one of the first "Buy Nothing" days in 2005. (Photo from Flickr by Resa & Krister)

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We are emotional — and often defensive — about our consumption. But an experiment in buying nothing proves more liberating than challenging.
Native Education Certificate Program Co-Directors Elizabeth West, left, and Megan Bang, right, lead a group of their students across the Quad at University of Washington, which used to be a Duwamish Village. (Photo by Greg Gilbert / The Seattle Times)

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The UW's new Native Education Certificate Program is designed to improve the relationships between educators and Native students and families.

ARTS & CULTURE

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Artist Kimisha Turner's colorism-inspired installation is a half-mile, walking healing ceremony from Daejeon Park to Northwest African American Museum.
Tendai “Baba” Maraire, right, with Chimurenga Renaissance collaborator Hussein Kalonji. (Courtesy photo)

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Tendai Maraire, the genius behind Chimurenga Renaissance and Shabazz Palaces, talks about his contributions to SAM's African Renaissance exhibit.