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

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

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

A message from new Globalist Executive Director Travis Quezon

Quezon: "If we can see ourselves in the stories of others, we connect on a fundamental level that is empathic and meaningful."
Dec 20, 2017

Kashmiris caught between local needs and global politics

The struggle and heaviness of occupation is ever-present in Kashmir.
Dec 13, 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

A Dreamer calls for a clean DREAM Act

Graciela Nunez Pargas says it's time for Congress to pass a "clean" DREAM act.
Dec 4, 2017

Becoming authentically Filipino: advice for Ja Du

A white American claims a Filipino racial identity. So let's discuss the real racial issues faced by those Filipinos who have always been people of color.
Nov 17, 2017

Theatre’s “Dear White People” probes meaning of resistance through artists of color

Not to be confused with the TV series, the fourth "Dear White People" at Theatre Off Jackson centers the voices and viewpoints of theater artists of color.
Nov 15, 2017

Forward Flux double feature brings complex cultural conversations to stage

The double bill of “las mariposas Y los muertos” and “No More Sad Things” offers thought-provoking theater and complexity around culture.
Sep 27, 2017
Seattle Ferguson Protest Photos

Do Black Lives Matter in the workplace? Colleagues should do more

Charlottesville was a reminder that allies must do more than the bare minimum in support of race and equity, including for their workplace colleagues.
Sep 13, 2017

Death of Gauri Lankesh brings focus on the risks of journalism

Gauri Lankesh, an editor and activist in India, was fatally shot last week, raising the question, "Is journalism worth dying for?"
Sep 11, 2017

Ari Glass unveils golden vision of South Seattle at Pacific Tower

Gold embodies the light of South end's diverse residents, as Ari Glass paints it in new works on permanent display at Pacific Tower.
Sep 6, 2017

A response to Charlottesville

Confronting White supremacy can begin with confronting one's own story and experiences with racism.
Aug 16, 2017

Trump-endorsed RAISE Act would hurt economy — and immigrant families

Seattle immigration attorney Tahmina Watson analyzes the Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy Act (RAISE Act).
Aug 7, 2017

Self-care as a form of resistance

In the current political and social climate, my thoughts turned not to surrender, but survival — and the necessity of prioritizing one's own well-being.
Jul 31, 2017