Politics

Demonstrators at Westlake Park last weekend protest a rash of police killing civilians. (Photo by Sara McCaslin)

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The standoff in Ferguson has Seattleites wondering what kind of paramilitary equipment our local police are packing.

Participants in the Muslim Youth Leadership Program pose for a photo behind the Northwest Cable News desk. (Photo courtesy CAIR-WA)

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Can training young Muslims for leadership roles improve public perceptions of Islam?

Campers at Kids4Peace in Mount Vernon play piano together. (Photo by Deborah Espinosa)

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As missiles and airstrikes fill this summer’s news out of Israel and Gaza, a group of 35 American and Middle Eastern youth of different faiths gathered at a summer camp to train as the next generation of peacemakers.

SPD Chief of Police Kathleen O'Toole. (Photo courtesy Seattle Police Department)

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Two months into her tenure as Seattle police chief, Kathleen O’Toole told representatives of the ethnic press that the force should be more representative of the communities they're policing.

Israeli soldiers patrol a Palestinian protest in Hebron earlier this month. (Photo by Thomas James)

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A former Israeli soldier who now studies conflict resolution in Seattle argues that Israel's only hope for peace is to move past collective trauma and military tactics