This is not a test
by Tom Ikeda
The U.S. has a history of persecution and unlawful detention of minority residents. That's why Japanese Americans should stand up for Muslims today.
Jan 30, 2017
“Who’s Got Game?” Asian Pacific Americans in sports, now at The Wing Luke
by Samantha Pak
Who says Asian Pacific Americans can't be nerdy and sporty?
Jan 18, 2017
Angela Davis voices support for No Youth Jail movement
by Chloe Collyer
Hundreds of people came to Town Hall last Thursday to see Angela Davis, a prominent figure in the Black Power and anti-prison system movements.
Jan 17, 2017
Photos: 35 years of Seattle MLK celebrations
by Susan Fried
Looking back over decades of celebrations of Dr. King’s legacy, it’s clear Seattle has the strength to face our new challenges.
Jan 11, 2017
Facebook Live video leads to hate crime charges against Seattle-area woman
by Venice Buhain
King County prosecutors say a woman chased a driver, made angry statements about the driver's Latina ethnicity and posted video of the incident on Facebook.
Kids of many faiths unite for anti-Islamophobia workshop
by Sarah Stuteville
An upcoming workshop in Seattle will teach middle- and high-school students how to use the media to fight anti-Muslim sentiments in their own communities.
Jan 6, 2017
Media fail to give REAL first Asian American Olympic gold medalist her due
by Devin Israel Cabanilla
Vicki Manalo Draves was the first Asian American to win Olympic gold. But once again, the media was ready to give a man credit for something a woman did.
Dec 15, 2016
Why are Seattle Public Schools still so segregated?
by Brynn Tweeddale
For years Seattle Public Schools have hosted magnet programs in schools with lots of students of color. But that doesn't help if those programs mostly serve white students.
Dec 12, 2016
Donald Trump was already my president
by K.D. Senior
As a black Bronx, New York native, a disabled veteran, and the son of an immigrant, someone like Donald Trump has always been my president.
Dec 7, 2016
Will Grandma have a place in the new Chinatown-International District?
by Cynthia Brothers
Advocates are worried about how a 300-unit hotel and apartment development will negatively impact the Chinatown-ID’s most vulnerable residents.
Dec 5, 2016
“Please select one”: Growing up with a multiracial identity
by Jaya Duckworth
"What are you?" A Seattle high school student has a brilliant answer to this all-too-familiar question.
Nov 21, 2016
Diverse Seattle evolves as a fashion city
by Vriti Wadhwa
Seattle's burgeoning fashion scene has international influences, with young designers drawing inspiration from the cultures in which they grew up.
Nov 18, 2016
5 Yiddish words I wish we had in English
by Anna Goren
Turns out ancestral Yiddish goes much deeper than "Seinfeld" jokes.
Nov 2, 2016
The marginalization of Brown Asians
by E.J.R. David
Brown Asians are just tired of being unseen, unheard, and unappreciated — even by other Asians.
Oct 25, 2016
Meet the woman who coined the term “white fragility”
by Christina Twu
Got white fragility or don't know if you do or not? Robin DiAngelo will tell you what's wrong with you and what's wrong with the world today.
Oct 24, 2016
“Go back to China” – NY Times editor opens lid on anti-Asian American hate speech
by Amy Wong
Micro- (and macro-) aggressions toward Asian Americans are still shockingly prevalent in 2016.
Oct 22, 2016
5 Tagalog words I wish we had in English
by Katrina Pestaño
A language of resistance, diaspora and deep longing, Tagalog pinpoints the sentiments of this heavy-hearted activist.
Oct 19, 2016
5 Hindi words I wish we had in English
by Jeevika Verma
Have you ever wondered how "namaste" is really used in India?
Oct 12, 2016
5 Urdu words I wish we had in English
by Nabeeha Chaudhary
If your "Phuppo" (aunt on the father's side) looks at you with "mohabbat" (loving adoration) you might want to check if that look is sideways, according to Urdu and South Asian stereotypes.
Oct 5, 2016