NEWS

PERSPECTIVES

Uzbekistan's President Islam Karimov (L) dances as Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyoyev applauds next to him during Independence Day celebrations in Tashkent, Uzbekistan in 2007. (Photo from Reuters / Shamil Zhumatov)

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Seattle's sister city Tashkent is in mourning and turmoil after the death of longtime dictator Islam Karmov. What will happen to Uzbekistan after Karimov?
Spanish Language (Photo from Flickr by Margaret Almon)

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Get a little teased if you mix Spanish and English into Spanglish, but expect eternal wrath if you bring vergüenza on your Mexican family!

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

Ilhan Omar is poised to become the first Somali American elected to a state legislature. (Photo from Ilhanomar.com)

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Ilhan Omar’s high-profile campaign in Minnesota is "a wake up call” that Washington could have better representation of Somali Americans in politics.
Doug Baldwin basks in Seattle fans' adoration after winning the Super Bowl. (Photo from Flickr by Jeff)

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A disappointed fan has some questions for Doug Baldwin about the "demonstration of unity" and how our beloved Seahawks got on the wrong side of history.

COLUMNISTS

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While #SeattleHigh5 at one school was celebrated without a hitch, officials at another school seemed to back away from a show of support for black students.
(Illustration by Sarah Glidden)

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Do planned mixed-income communities like the one being built at Yesler Terrace really work? Ask the neighborhood kids whose families are moving away.

ARTS & CULTURE

The 11th annual Seattle South Asian Film Festival starts October 14 2016.

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Offbeat films, filmmaker panels, South Asian Cuisine and more!

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Watch the great stories from Seattle Globalist's event "Stories of Finding Home" on our live streaming videos and learn more about the performers.