Documentarian duo “UNCODE” Black Seattle
by Marcus Harrison Green
UNCODE is a labor of love of wife and husband filmmakers Myisa and Ali Graham, both Columbia City residents and southern transplants to the Emerald City.
Feb 23, 2017
The doors are wide open at Northgate’s Idris Mosque
by Julia-Grace Sanders
Hosting the mayor's State of the City address was just one element of an "open-door" policy that has helped Idris Mosque in Northgate build trust and solidarity with the broader community.
Feb 21, 2017
How Bellevue businessmen who stoked fears benefited after Japanese American incarceration
by Alia Marsha
Eastside businessmen who stoked anti-Japanese and anti-immigrant sentiment benefited most when Bellevue's Japanese American community was incarcerated.
Feb 19, 2017
Raucous protests at the 37th District Democrats meeting: Two views
by Cliff Cawthon
The 37th District Democrats meeting Monday ended in a shouting match, sexist comments and complaints of racial bias. What happened?
Feb 17, 2017
History of Japanese American incarceration finds modern parallel
by Mayumi Tsutakawa
Reflections on the 75th Anniversary of Executive Order 9066 — what happened to Japanese Americans in World War II has become even more relevant in 2017.
Feb 14, 2017
How to be a Muslim ally in the Trump era
by Tariq Yusuf
With every new hate crime and spike in anti-Muslim rhetoric, fear and uncertainty in our community grows. You can help by being a strong Muslim ally.
Feb 1, 2017
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