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Nestora Salgado is now a free woman, but that doesn't mean her fight is over. She says she intends to continue to fight corruption in Mexico.

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A protest yesterday in front of the contentious pot shop Uncle Ike's brought African American leaders together from the NAACP, Africatown, the Black Book Club, and Mt. Cavalry Christian Center.

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Some Bernie Sanders supporters have said he gave Black Lives Matter activists the mic at an appearance in Seattle in August. That's not true, says one.

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No one has claimed responsibility, but the attacks follow Belgium police's arrest of Salah Abdeslam, a surviving suspect of November's Paris attacks.

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The Yakima City Council may drop its appeal of a $1.8 million ruling against it in the federal Voting Rights Act lawsuit that reshaped its council majority.

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Writer Ijeoma Oluo and comedian Jenny Yang talk about Peter Liang, Akai Gurley, Asian Americans and the model minority myth.

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Chinatown/International District business and community leaders will make recommendations next spring for improving livability and policing in the neighborhood.

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Despite a ban on demonstrations in Paris, Seattle activists brought 350 salmon lanterns to the city to wave them for the COP21 climate conference.

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The recent U.S. backlash against Syrian refugees has convinced writer Irina Vodonos to talk openly about coming to United States as a refugee.

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Joseph Scott Pemberton had been charged with the murder of Jennifer Laude, but was convicted of the lesser offense of homicide.

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Middle-income and developing nations call for more ambitious goals than what's currently on the table at the Paris Climate Change Conference, also being called COP21.

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Some mourners thought of the victims in Paris and of the victims of an earlier devastating attack in Beirut also claimed by ISIS last week.

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A coordinated attack at five venues in Paris left at least 60 dead.

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Artist Fram Kitagawa, who has curated major events in Japan, says he was denied a visa because of activism in the 1960s against a U.S. military base.

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Cody Crawford, who police say had a history of ranting hatred against Muslims, pleaded no contest to firebombing a mosque in Oregon.

“We need to start small and think big,” organizer Michael Charles said, emphasizing get out the vote efforts for 2016. (Photo by Laura Bernstein)

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Voter turnout was a top priority for the panel of young politicos of color who gathered for some post-election analysis of Seattle politics.

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Supporters of Obama's immigration overhaul said a day after a blow in appeals court that they were ready to defend it to the Supreme Court.

Seattleites joined Mayor Murray, Rep. Adam Smith and immigrant rights advocates at a rally outside the Federal Building Thursday, heralding Obama's executive action and demanding further steps toward immigration reform. (Photo by Alex Garland)

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The Supreme Court may have to weigh in on President Barack Obama's executive action to shield millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation.

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Seattle City Council District 2 challenger Tammy Morales' vote totals have pulled close to incumbent Bruce Harrell's, as results continue to pour in. As of...

Protesters in Guerrero marched earlier this year with a cutout of Nestora Salgado. The Renton mom became leader of a community police force in her home town, and has been held in jail for two years. (Photo by Fernando Salgado)

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Nestora Salgado gave up a quiet life near Seattle to lead a community police force in her hometown in Mexico. Now she continues her activism from a prison cell.

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Yakima voted in districts for the first time after a federal judge ruled the previous system marginalized Latinos and violated the Voting Rights Act.