Politics

by Jill Mangaliman and Katrina Pestaño
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Northwest activists are attempting to block an Israeli shipping company from unloading at Puget Sound ports in order to put a dent in the dollars funding Israel's military actions in Gaza.

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.