What the Thai cave rescue taught one journalist about foreign reporting

The dramatic rescue of 12 young Thai soccer players gave one reporter a glimpse of how international news coverage can affect important local stories.
Sep 18, 2018
(Photo by Christina Chung)

Tahmina Talks Immigration: Student visa enforcement ramps up

Trump administration issued a memo earlier this month focusing enforcement on those who overstay or violate student visa rules.
Aug 28, 2018

Our role — and your role — in protecting the free press

The Seattle Globalist has a mission to create media that elevates voices that often go unheard, because these voices are important to a healthy democracy and to our communities. We hope you join us in standing up in protecting the free press.
Aug 16, 2018

The greatest choice his parents ever made for him

"You go to a store, people try to talk to you, say, "Hey, uh, you can't touch that, you can't touch that." But you can only look at their facial expression, looking like, oh, they're screaming at me, what are they really saying?"
Jul 6, 2018

A 24-hour journey to the United States

Bishara Kharoufeh, 50, was born in Palestine during the 1967 war between the Arabs and the Israelis.
Jul 2, 2018

Four inmates sue after being kept from observing Ramadan

The lawsuit says the four were left off a list of more than 450 inmates statewide who received a meal plan specific to Ramadan and they were not allowed to save food to eat after sunset.
Jun 13, 2018

A family faces racism at a memorial: “Hey. This is America.”

James Hong says his family won't be intimidated by a racist encounter at a 9/11 memorial.
May 31, 2018

Ijeoma Oluo helps this writer understand her own privilege

In a talk at Seattle's The Riveter, Ijeoma Oluo spoke about systems of power, identity and privilege — particularly when it comes to the responsibility of writers.
May 16, 2018

What Trump’s support for Israel means for Seattle’s Jews

As the Trump administration prepares to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem, American Jews are far from unanimous about the president's policies.
Apr 18, 2018

“Queer, Mama. Crossroads” brings visibility to invisible trauma

Seattle Civic Poet Anastacia-Renee Tolbert's "Queer, Mama. Crossroads" breaks silence over police violence against queer black mothers.
Apr 12, 2018

Women boxers train to persevere in Congo

Through boxing, four women are able to survive and persist forward despite violence and poverty.
Apr 9, 2018

Lummi artist interprets traditions through glass

Dan Friday, of the Lummi Nation, honors the Coast Salish tradition of woven cedar baskets through a very different medium. He makes them in glass.
Apr 4, 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

Seattle youth on the rise for Black Lives Matter

Students at Garfield and Rainier Beach high schools are taking the lead as activists.
Feb 15, 2018

Misusing MLK: Focus on King’s “peace” silences Black protest

How myths about Martin Luther King Jr.’s views suppresses Black activism and hides MLK true history as a radical revolutionary.
Feb 8, 2018

Why “Black Imagination” is so necessary

"Black Imagination: The States of Matter" pictures a world where black issues, black love, black joy is at the center and the struggle is not the focus.
Jan 12, 2018

RIZE Fellowship to host anti-racism educator Jane Elliott

The teacher became known world-wide when she separated her all-white class by eye color so they could learn about the unfairness of racial prejudice.
Jan 10, 2018

6 reasons to reclaim resilience from the ground up

How to keep "resilience" from becoming the latest feel-good buzzword.
Jan 5, 2018

Brad and Becky from Bellevue are coming to Rainier Beach

How long can Rainier Beach retain its roots in this housing market?
Jan 4, 2018

Seeking refuge in the U.S. after fleeing persecution in Hitler’s Austria

Claire Ellinger's family worried until the last minute that they would not make it out of Nazi-era Austria.
Jan 3, 2018