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Six days without showering en route to the United States

Oscar Rodriguez discusses his experience immigrating from Mexico to the United States.
Jun 17, 2019

Unclear abortion laws in Uganda leave women who are raped unsure of options

Uganda’s abortion law, at first glance, is a quagmire of confusing updates. As a result, misinformation has been widely disseminated.
Jun 12, 2019

Sustainable style in Seattle: How local choices can make global impacts

Are thrift stores and "slow fashion" designers enough to decrease the fashion industry's reliance on sweatshop labor and low-quality clothes?
Jun 11, 2019

The first day in the United States was a step into the bigger world

21-year-old University of California San Diego student Jae Kim immigrated to the U.S. when he was 14 years old, by himself.
Jun 10, 2019

Buenos Aires adopts transgender hiring quota, but discrimination continues

Transgender people in Argentina face discrimination on the job and when looking for work. Transgender people and activists are battling this bias.
Jun 4, 2019

Looking for a sense of belonging in the United States

While in the process of becoming a U.S. citizen, Lulu McManigal lost her Chinese citizenship. Now, she's struggling to find a sense of belonging.

Five things to keep in mind about going into the Green sector

Here are a few pointers from mid-career and established professionals of color about journeying through the Green sector, what’s changing and how to get through the ups and downs of transitioning in.
Jun 1, 2019

Conversations on tech and social justice: Aneelah Afzali

Aneelah Afzali, the executive director of MAPS/AMEN, talks about how social media can help social justice movements.
May 31, 2019

2019 Pride events in Seattle you should know about

For Pride month, which is June, organizations are hosting events around the city — parades, art shows and more. Here are a few you should know about.
May 29, 2019

Six ways Northwest Natives are using tech to save their languages

Many Native languages have few surviving speakers, but with the help of technology, Pacific Northwest tribes are trying to reverse the trend.

“Widow of Silence” views Kashmir conflict through a half-widow’s struggle

An interview with Praveen Morchhale, the director of the award-winning drama "Widow of Silence," which is being screened at SIFF.

In Zambia, unnamed roads in unplanned settlements slow police response

Some Zambians live in areas outside of cities without officially recognized roads, making it hard for police easily reach callers reporting crime.

Romantic comedy unites Black and Asian leaders for #BlackAndGoldOpen

Asian-American-backed movement #GoldOpen expanded into #BlackandGoldOpen to support the new teenage romance film “The Sun is Also a Star."
May 22, 2019

Can AI help humans overcome bias?

Several Seattle companies are developing technologies which they say can remove biases that are a part of human nature. Will it work?

9 movies at SIFF 2019 that address social justice

It can be overwhelming to decide what to see at SIFF. To help you get started, The Seattle Globalist is spotlighting films that we're looking forward to that address social issues.

Seattle-area Olympian J.R. Celski inducted in Asian Hall Fame

The Robert Chinn Foundation inducted four honorees into the Asian Hall of Fame at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel Saturday, May 11
Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., speaking at a worker protest against Amazon in Shakopee, Minnesota on Dec. 14, 2018. (Photo by Fibonacci Blue via Flickr)

U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar to headline CAIR-WA Ramadan fundraiser

U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., has gained a high national profile in the past few months, as one of the first two American Muslim women elected to Congress.
May 21, 2019

Playwright Julia Cho weaves a brief but difficult tale in “Office Hour”

The play “Office Hour,” at ArtsWest through May 26, draws from the 2007 shooting at Virginia Tech.
May 15, 2019

In Mexico, what happens when a miscarriage is treated as a crime?

A recent study found that at least 4,118 women in Mexico had been charged with the crime of abortion between 2000 and 2017.

How to be an ally to Muslims during Ramadan

It’s the middle of Ramadan, a Muslim holy month of fasting and prayer. Here are a few things to know in order to be a good ally this month.
May 14, 2019