NEWS

PERSPECTIVES

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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.
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.

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.
Photos of the Slack family on the mantle of their Central District home, including little painting made for Dora Slack's 90th birthday in June. (Photo by Alia Marsha)

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In the face of foreclosure and a gentrifying neighborhood, the Slack family is fighting to save their home of fifty-five years.

COLUMNISTS

(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.
Jane Kagira owns the Kenyan restaurant Safari Njema in Columbia City, host of the first Migrating Meals conversation. The scenes on the wall mainly are depictions of Kenya. (Photo by Alan Berner / The Seattle Times)

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Can delicious food thaw the Seattle Freeze and get people to engage with sensitive subjects? Project Feast's new 'Migrating Meals' program aims to find out.

ARTS & CULTURE

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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.

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Several Seattle youth who relocated to The Gambia became the inspiration behind Africatown Center's newest international initiative.