Seattle’s contribution to Standing Rock: A new twist on the teepee
by Agatha Pacheco
Seattle "tarpees" are giving Standing Rock camps hope to survive the cold Midwest winter, despite an order from the North Dakota Governor to clear the camps.
Nov 30, 2016
My personal challenge to buy nothing for a month
by Sarah Stuteville
We’re drowning in needless products and waste in the US, so I’m trying to buy noting for a whole month except for food and toiletries. Join my challenge.
Jul 21, 2016
Dear Mom, Dad, Uncle, Auntie: Black Lives Matter to us, too
by Letters for Black Lives
For many Asian Americans, the strongest urge following the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile has been to utter four words to their parents: “We need to talk.”
Jul 9, 2016
Farmworker filmmakers put Skagit Valley migrant life on screen
by Sarah Stuteville
The film “Every Row a Path,” which screens in Seattle this weekend, shows the challenges of growing up in the fields as a migrant farmworker.
Jun 24, 2016
Is “Riot Privilege” ruining Seattle May Day marches?
by Goorish Wibneh
Are anarchist window-smashers exploiting white privilege and endangering peaceful Seattle May Day marchers? Activists say it's more complicated than that.
Apr 28, 2016
What’s it really like to be a National Geographic photographer?
by Kara Tiernan
National Geographic photographer Ami Vitale says her job can sometimes by lonely and terrifying, but it's worth it to be a part of preserving our wonderful world.
Mar 17, 2016
Asian American YouTube stars sidestep Hollywood
by Rhea Panela
Young Asian American Youtube stars like Seattle's Vivian Vo-Farmer are shrinking traditional paths to fame and using their ethnicity as an asset.
Mar 8, 2016
Parents tell lawmakers how school cultural gap can hurt kids
by John Stang
Parents went to Olympia to back bills for cultural competency training, recruitment of teachers of color and other measures meant to close opportunity gap.
Feb 2, 2016
Apply for citizenship! America needs your vote in November
by Tahmina Watson
There’s still time for Legal Permanent Residents to apply for citizenship and vote to choose our next President in November.
Jan 28, 2016
Legal Ayahuasca? Pierce County church offers Peruvian psychedelic ceremony
by Ana Sofia Knauf
Is it any surprise that the first church in the U.S. to publicly advertise ayahuasca ceremonies is right here in Washington state?
Jan 25, 2016
5 global Thanksgiving traditions to shake up your holiday
by Alysa Hullett
Want to celebrate the most American of holidays with a bit of a twist. Try these global Thanksgiving traditions.
Nov 25, 2015
Seattle incumbents Sawant and Harrell lead in early results, Initiative 122 passing
by Venice Buhain
Initiative 122, a campaign finance reform initiative that would set contribution limits in Seattle and also create a voucher system for public campaign financing, appeared to be leading easily in early returns Tuesday night. More than 100 people celebrated the early returns at an Honest Elections event at Grim’s, with Seattle Councilmember Nick Licata and State Rep. […]
Nov 3, 2015
Comedy lifeline: video skits teach endangered Lushootseed language
by Aisha Nazim
With short funny skits posted to YouTube, language teachers with the Puyallup Tribe aim to boost the everyday usage of the endangered Lushootseed language.
Jul 23, 2015
Why marriage isn’t the end of the fight for LGBTQ equality
by Anna Goren
While the national recognition of marriage equality is something to celebrate, the LGBTQ community can't forget its people of color and homeless youth.
Jul 7, 2015
Charleston shooting horrifying backlash to #BlackLivesMatter
by Sonora Jha
Writer Sonora Jha despite the stated motives in the Charleston shooting, the work of the #BlackLivesMatter movement must go on.
Jun 19, 2015
Nominate your Seattle Globalist of the Year!
by Jessica Partnow
Do you know someone doing great work connecting the Seattle to the rest of the world? Someone whose tireless efforts embody the values of the Seattle Globalist: creativity, diversity, open-mindedness, social & economic justice, humanitarianism and community development? Help us choose the 2015 Globalist of the Year by nominating the change-maker in your community. It's as simple as filling out this quick nomination form: http://bit.ly/nominategoty
May 28, 2015
Seattle vigils honor Eritrean, Ethiopian men slain by ISIS
by Agazit Afeworki
Seattle’s Eritrean and Ethiopian communities held separate vigils to honor the men brutally executed in a video by the terrorist organization ISIS.
May 20, 2015
Bruce Lee’s grave: Seattle landmark, global attraction
by Chetanya Robinson
More than 40 years after the death of martial arts legend Bruce Lee, visitors from around the world pay homage at his Seattle gravesite.
Apr 10, 2015
The cost of family separation
by Mary September
Three years ago, I left my life in rural Malawi — and 15 bouts of malaria — to return to the states with my son.
Jan 6, 2015