Taiwan’s Aboriginal cultures inspire Cloud Gate’s “Formosa”

The renowned Taiwanese choreographer Lin Hwai-min spoke to an audience at Meany Theater on his last tour before retirement.
Mar 28, 2018

In Nepal, sex trade thrives in transport hubs

With little opportunity elsewhere women and young girls in Nepal find themselves defaulting to sex work.

Census question on citizenship challenged in court

Washington state officials and others double-down on opposition to citizenship question that they say would alienate immigrant communities.
Mar 27, 2018

Feds shut down Russian consulate in Seattle

White House expels Russian diplomats after an attempted assassination of a Soviet-era spy in London.

Special “Hamilton” program engages students in U.S. history

An education-focused performance of "Hamilton" encourages a deeper look at the United States' founding era.
Mar 22, 2018

Trade bans pummel African poultry farms in drive against avian flu

Officials say outbreaks are contained but poultry famers and traders in Rwanda, Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo lose money as bans remain in place.
Mar 21, 2018

Young filmmakers document fight to save The Firs Mobile Home park

Three young residents of The Firs Mobile Home Park documented the lives of their neighbors, as the neighborhood faces redevelopment.
Mar 20, 2018

Immigration activist says her deportation case violates first amendment rights

Dozens came out to support Maru Mora-Villapando in her first court hearing in the federal government's deportation case against the immigration activist.
Mar 16, 2018

Cloud Gate Dance Theatre fuses Taiwan traditions and contemporary dance

Choreographer Lin Hwai-min reflects on the nature and culture of Taiwan and its political history in "Formosa."
Mar 15, 2018

South Shore Middle School students walk out to protest gun violence

Schools throughout the the country participated in the walkout, which was organized after a 17 died in a shooting at a Florida high school.
Mar 14, 2018

Beijing Queer Chorus sings for a better world

Members of the chorus say they hope to bring some of the progress in the LGBTQ community in the United States back to China.

An adoptee reflects after Ethiopia bans international adoptions

Ethiopia banned foreign adoptions this year, amid concerns about oversight. One woman considers how being adopted by a family in the U.S. changed her life.
Mar 13, 2018

More women join Zimbabwe’s gold rush

Though gold mining has environmental and safety issues in Zimbabwe, more women have access to the industry after legalization of small-scale mining.
Mar 7, 2018

Annual API Chaya vigil recognizes ongoing epidemic of violence

The event honored the three Filipina women killed in a domestic violence dispute 23 years ago, and continues a local movement against systemic violence.
Mar 6, 2018

Washington Voting Rights Act passes legislature

Previous attempts at passing a Washington Voting Rights Act would stall in the Senate.
Mar 5, 2018

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

Nepal migrant workers push back against illegal fees

Workers say employment agencies are still charging extra fees, which the Nepal government has made illegal.

Howie Echo-Hawk confronts Native genocide through comedy

Howie Echo-Hawk, a member of the Pawnee Nation, pulls no punches with his stand-up comedy act that tackles the realities of being Native American.
Feb 27, 2018

“Black Panther” celebrations reimagine Wakanda in Seattle

The art group 4Us Collective's “Wakanda Weekend" brought "Black Panther's" Afrofuturist universe to life in Seattle.
Feb 23, 2018

With paper money in short supply, Zimbabwe churches accept debit cards

Churches are starting to incorporate swipe machines and plastic money into their collections from congregants to encourage regular giving.
Feb 21, 2018