NEWS

PERSPECTIVES

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Members of the Somali diaspora are leaving a Seattle that's increasingly inhospitable for working class immigrants and people of color, and returning to rebuild their homeland.
Hijabis cross the street during Car Free Day in Bandung, Indonesia. (Photo from Flickr by Ikhlasul Amal)

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It's World Hijab Day so it's a great opportunity to take a lighthearted look at some daily struggles and benefits that come with wearing a headscarf.

ARTS & CULTURE

Ina Chang (Umma) and Skye Stephenson (Hannah) star in "Do It For Umma." (Photo by Ian Johnston of Dangerpants Photography)

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Unlike Hamlet, "Do it for Umma" protagonist Hannah, has a dead, guilt-tripping Korean immigrant mom to contend with.

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As Beacon Hill restaurant Inay's closed last Friday, drag performer Atasha Manila said goodbye to the place that gave her a start.

POLITICS

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UW lecturer Haideh Salehi-Esfahani reflects on how the lifting of most U.S. sanctions against Iran will impact young people in both countries.
Liliana Caracoza takes the oath of citizenship at a ceremony in Tacoma in September 2014. (Photo by Alex Stonehill)

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There’s still time for Legal Permanent Residents to apply for citizenship and vote to choose our next President in November.

COLUMNISTS

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Seattle musician Moni Tep traveled to Jamaica to explore ways to help LGBTQ youth, who are often homeless and ostracized there.

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Natasha Marin's "The Red Lineage" is an equalizer opening everyone to being a poet.