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
(Photo by Jose Mariscal-Cruz)

‘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
Cherry Featured

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
(Photo by Damme Getachew)

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
Apprentices 2016

The Seattle Globalist welcomes 2016 youth apprentices

Meet our 2016 Seattle Globalist Apprentices!
Jun 3, 2016
The old Richard Hugo House building in January of 2014. (Photo by Joe Mabel, republished via Creative Commons License 3.0)

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
(Photo by Ronnie Estoque)

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
dj-martinez

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
​Kyle Matthews, 21

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
(Photo by Alia Marsha)

George Tsutakawa fountain at Seattle Central gets its flow back

Artist George Tsutakawa's fountain sculpture at Seattle Central College has been revived, after a volunteer campaign. "Fountain" has a vital place in Seattle's Asian American history.
Jun 5, 2015
HOLLY

Young, Black and Beautiful: Voices of the Northwest Black experience

How do young Black women in the Northwest really think, act, feel and dream?
May 28, 2015
Hollis Wong-Wear. (Photo by Shyn Midili)

Seattle’s Smartest Global Women: Hollis Wong-Wear

Not only is Hollis Wong-Wear a multi-talented artist, she is carving a unique niche in the entertainment industry.
May 2, 2015
Reagan Jackson, author and founder of Many Voices One Tribe, a travel program for young writers of color. (Photo by Joy Okot-Okidi)

Seattle’s Smartest Global Women: Reagan Jackson

A lifelong writer brings the power of words to young people of color.
Apr 26, 2015
Emma Lee Toyoda performs at the EMP. (Photo by Alia Marsha)

Seattle’s Smartest Global Women: Emma Lee Toyoda

Tired of waiting for role model in indie folk, a young Asian American musician claims her stage.
Apr 20, 2015
Sahra Farah, Director of Somali Community Services of Seattle. (Photo by Jama Abdirahman)

Seattle’s Smartest Global Women: Sahra Farah

A Somali American pioneer challenges her community
Apr 16, 2015