5 Tagalog words I wish we had in English
by Katrina Pestaño
A language of resistance, diaspora and deep longing, Tagalog pinpoints the sentiments of this heavy-hearted activist.
Oct 19, 2016
5 Hindi words I wish we had in English
by Jeevika Verma
Have you ever wondered how "namaste" is really used in India?
Oct 12, 2016
Northwest Folklife: World Peace through Arts & Culture
by Sheila Siden
Northwest Folklife is all about you: your communities, your traditions, your folklife.
Oct 5, 2016
5 Urdu words I wish we had in English
by Nabeeha Chaudhary
If your "Phuppo" (aunt on the father's side) looks at you with "mohabbat" (loving adoration) you might want to check if that look is sideways, according to Urdu and South Asian stereotypes.
NBC’s “Mail Order Family” fail proves who really has a seat at the table in Hollywood
by John Eklof
"Mail Order Family" — a cartoon sitcom featuring a Filipina mail order bride — was quickly shelved this week after online backlash.
Oct 4, 2016
Oppression gets futuristic in “The Wedding Gift”
by Reagan Jackson
Forward Flux’s brilliantly beautiful staging of “The Wedding Gift” takes the slave narrative into sci-fi realms.
Sep 28, 2016
5 Russian phrases I wish we had in English
by Daria Kroupoderova
"My, this is fine mushroom weather today!" and other Russian expressions, words and phrases.
Rapper, father Yirim Seck calls out impact of police violence on kids
by Simon Okelo
Senegalese-American rapper Yirim Seck hopes his new video will start a dialogue about how police violence impacts kids in black families.
Sep 27, 2016
Apply now for funding through Seattle Park District programs
by Seattle Parks and Recreation
Applications are now available for Seattle Park District-funded programs for community activities in 2017.
Seattle authors seek to build black literary community at upcoming book fair
by J.L. Cheatham II
An upcoming book fair at Black Dot seeks to foster literary community in Seattle's black community.
Tasveer 2016: Seattle’s South Asian Film Festival is October 14-23
by Suryanka Kalra
Offbeat films, filmmaker panels, South Asian Cuisine and more!
Sep 22, 2016
5 Spanish words I wish we had in English
by Marion Romero
Get a little teased if you mix Spanish and English into Spanglish, but expect eternal wrath if you bring vergüenza on your Mexican family!
Sep 21, 2016
Did you miss our “Finding Home” storytelling event? Watch the video here
by Venice Buhain
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
by Venice Buhain
Several Seattle youth who relocated to The Gambia became the inspiration behind Africatown Center's newest international initiative.
Sep 14, 2016
Seattle’s love affair with Colombian indie band Bomba Estéreo
by Greg Scruggs
Thanks to early recognition by KEXP DJs, Seattle helped launch Colombian party band Bomba Estéreo to global acclaim. They're in town Wednesday.
Sep 13, 2016
Photos: On the field with Seattle’s youth football stars
by Susan Fried
For hundreds of kids in the Greater Seattle Youth Football & Cheer League, it's as much about gaining life skills and mentorship than it is about football.
Sep 10, 2016
Photos: ROOTS picnic shines light on black Seattle’s living history
by Susan Fried
Since the 70's, black families from the Seattle area have been gathering at an annual summer picnic honoring "Relatives of Old Timers in Seattle"
Sep 6, 2016
For middle schoolers, a summer of interfaith dialogue
by Ahlaam Ibraahim
The Kids4Peace interfaith day camp has local teens exploring each other's religions — and learning more about their own.
Sep 5, 2016
‘Burma’s Brad Pitt’ walks a fine line for political reform
by Sarah Stuteville
Kyaw Thu, leading man of Burmese film, endured decades of blacklisting and imprisonment in one of the world’s toughest military regimes. He's in Seattle this month to share his story.
Sep 2, 2016