Placing #MeToo in Black history

#MeToo continues to be an international movement. But not enough credit goes to Tarana Burke, who coined the phrase to empower young Black women.
Feb 28, 2018

Activists put Northwest Detention Center on trial

With the People's Tribunal, immigration activists seek to put the spotlight on conditions that immigrant detainees face at the Northwest Detention Center.
Feb 20, 2018

3 anime films that prove that Seattle’s dystopian future is now

We can't say we weren't warned.
Dec 22, 2017

Portraits of Resilience: Chinatown-International District

Aaron Jin went to Chinatown-International District to speak with people about change and resilience.
Dec 12, 2017

Portraits of Resilience: University District

Karen Maniraho shows what resilience in the University District looks like.
Dec 11, 2017

Portraits of Resilience: Central District

Gavin Amos-Lopez speaks to people in the Central District to talk about resilience in a changing Seattle.
Dec 8, 2017
The iconic "Christ the Redeemer" statue stands over Rio de Janeiro. (Photo from Flickr by Geraint Rowland)

Watching Rio: Brazil’s political turmoil touches Seattle

Olympic controversy, Zika, and impeachment proceedings: Brazilians living in Seattle share their views on the turmoil in their native land.
Aug 10, 2016
Black in America

Photos: How it feels to be Black in America right now

After a week of horrific violence, I decided to log off and check-in on the local black community here in Seattle in person. Here's what I found.
Jul 14, 2016
A Stand.earth volunteer adds another cup to the more than 8000 hung in the early morning action. (Photo by Esmy Jimenez)

Environmentalists target Starbucks cups in SoDo action

Why were the 8000 Starbucks cups hanging outside the company's headquarters in SoDo yesterday?
Jul 8, 2016

‘UndocuGraduation’ celebrates immigrant students who beat the odds

Undocumented students who graduated from Washington colleges, universities and high schools celebrated at a special UndocuGraduation ceremony last weekend.
Jun 28, 2016

Seattle’s Smartest Global Women: Cherry Cayabyab

What does inclusive and just public engagement look like in King County, Seattle and Washington state? Ask Cherry Cayabyab.
Alejandra Peréz. (Courtesy photo)

Seattle’s Smartest Global Women: Alejandra Pérez

Undocumented student activist Alejandra Pérez encourages her peers to stop hiding and speak up for their rights even though they've been socialized not to.
Jun 20, 2016

Seattle’s Smartest Global Women: Angela Tucker

Through "The Adopted Life" platform, Angela Tucker centers the voices of adoptees to educate nationally around transracial adoption.
Jun 6, 2016

The Seattle Globalist welcomes 2016 youth apprentices

Meet our 2016 Seattle Globalist Apprentices!
Jun 3, 2016

Farewell, old Hugo House!

The anticipated demolition of the old Richard Hugo House building on June 1 paves way for a bigger new space and programs.
May 26, 2016

South Seattle’s “Ultimate” high school athletes seek recognition

For hundreds of youth of color in South Seattle, getting Ultimate Frisbee recognized as a varsity sport would be a game changer.
Dec 8, 2015

Globalist welcomes new youth program coordinator DJ Martinez

In September the Globalist welcomed a new team member: Youth Program Coordinator DJ Martinez!
Oct 2, 2015
#BlackLivesMatter March on Seattle in solidarity with Baltimore and Freddie Gray on May. 9. (Photo by Jama Abdirahman)

Black women don’t matter enough in Black Lives Matter movement

Countless black women have lost their lives to police brutality, and many have put their lives on the line to lead the Black Lives Matter movement.
Jun 24, 2015
A Legong Balinese dancer. (Photo from Flickr by Jorge Dalmau)

When does enthusiasm for Indonesian culture veer into appropriation?

Watching white Seattleites’ adopting Indonesian culture taught me that I can fit in here without giving up my identity.
Jun 23, 2015
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The friendly faces of Rainier Avenue

I set out with my camera down Rainier Ave to see if I could capture what it's like to live in a "bad neighborhood."
Jun 22, 2015