Little Saigon merchants ask Womxn’s Marchers for support

The Womxn's March will close a major neighborhood street the Saturday before Lunar New Year and merchants ask that marchers support the local businesses.
Jan 20, 2017

Facebook Live video leads to hate crime charges against Seattle-area woman

King County prosecutors say a woman chased a driver, made angry statements about the driver's Latina ethnicity and posted video of the incident on Facebook.
Jan 11, 2017

Charges filed against Seattle-area developer accused of EB-5 fraud

Lobsang Dargey, a former Buddhist monk turned developer, was accused of defrauding Chinese investors seeking U.S. residency through the EB-5 visa program.
Jan 3, 2017
The sign at the Muslim Association of Puget Sound mosque in Redmond was vandalized for the second time in a month. (Photo by Redmond Police Department via Facebook)

Redmond mosque sign vandalized for the second time in a month

The sign was vandalized twice in the past month and Redmond police are investigating the incidents as possible hate crimes.
Dec 21, 2016

Rebecca Saldaña picked to replace Jayapal in State Senate

King County Councilmembers unanimously appointed Rebecca Saldaña, citing the importance of diverse representation in the state legislature.
Dec 13, 2016

Immigrant communities get out the vote at ballot parties

Various organizations have held ballot parties for limited-English speakers to help translate voting materials, and to encourage communities to vote.
Nov 6, 2016

Seattle teachers to wear “Black Lives Matter” shirts, focus on racial equity

At least 1,000 educators throughout Seattle Public Schools will wear “Black Lives Matter” T-shirts to school on Wednesday.
Oct 13, 2016

Supreme Court declines to reconsider deadlocked immigration case

The Supreme Court had deadlocked 4-4 earlier this year, halting Obama's plans to expand deferred action to millions of undocumented immigrants.
Oct 4, 2016

Green careers proposal advances to Seattle City Council

A proposal to promote internships, entry-level positions and outreach for environmental careers for young people of color will head to Seattle City Council.
Sep 23, 2016

Seattle Mariners suspend Clevenger after anti-Black Lives Matter Tweets

Seattle Mariners suspended backup pitcher Steve Clevenger after racially charged Tweets.
Unaccompanied migrant children at a Department of Health and Human Services facility in south Texas (Photo courtesy U.S. Representative Henry Cuellar)

Federal court rejects immigrant children’s class action suit

Appeals judges rejected a class action lawsuit which claimed that undocumented immigrant children should have a right to a lawyer in deportation hearings.
Sep 21, 2016

Seattle Police North Precinct proposal on hold, racial equity review planned

The announcement follows months of community organizing against the $149 million proposal, questioning the building's size, design and racial equity.
Sep 16, 2016

Did you miss our “Finding Home” storytelling event? Watch the video here

Watch the great stories from Seattle Globalist's event "Stories of Finding Home" on our live streaming videos and learn more about the performers.
Sep 15, 2016

Africatown Center makes international plans, plans kick-off event Saturday

Several Seattle youth who relocated to The Gambia became the inspiration behind Africatown Center's newest international initiative.
Sep 14, 2016

The fourth R: Refugee students get intensive course in resettlement

The International Rescue Committee's summer program helps young refugees enrolled in the Tukwila School District acclimate to their new home.
Sep 13, 2016
Antonio Zambrano-Montes, who was shot and killed by police in Pasco, WA on Feb. 10th, in an undated family photo.

State: Deadly force “deeply troubling,” but no charges filed in Pasco police shooting

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson criticized the use of deadly force in the Zambrano case, though his office declined to file charges.
Sep 9, 2016
Sakuma Bros. Farms entrance. (Photo by Ashley Stewart)

Sakuma Brothers workers set union vote, berry boycott ends

Familias Unidas por la Justicia also announced that while workers vote, the boycott of Sakuma Brothers' berries has been called off.
Sep 6, 2016
The GEO Group's headquarters in Boca Raton, Florida. (Photo from Wikipedia)

GEO Group stocks fall after Justice Dept. plans end of private prisons

Activists also have criticized GEO Group's management of the Northwest Detention Center, accusing it of cutting costs on services for immigration detainees.
Aug 18, 2016

King County adds Spanish and Korean ballots, boosts voter outreach

Nearly two dozen organizations are reaching out to voters in immigrant and minority communities, the latest King County initiative to increase voting access.
Seattle Ferguson Protest Photos

Federal judge tells Seattle police union: “Black Lives Matter”

It was the first time a sitting federal judge cited the national movement.
Aug 16, 2016