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Seattle organizations offer assistance as DACA deadline looms

Immigrants whose coverage by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program will expire by March 15 face an Oct. 5 deadline to apply for renewal.
Sep 19, 2017

Judge blocks Burien ballot measure to repeal “sanctuary” policies

The question of whether to repeal Burien's policies prohibiting officials from asking about immigration status or religion will not be on November's ballot.
Sep 18, 2017

Ugandan farmers adopt new techniques to weather climate change

As climate change affects the traditional seasons, Ugandan farmers are adopting new measures to stay afloat — and increase the bottom line.
Sep 14, 2017
Seattle Ferguson Protest Photos

Do Black Lives Matter in the workplace? Colleagues should do more

Charlottesville was a reminder that allies must do more than the bare minimum in support of race and equity, including for their workplace colleagues.
Sep 13, 2017

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray to resign after fifth allegation of sex abuse surfaces

The accusers say that they were teenagers when the alleged abuse occurred in the 1970s and 1980s. Murray maintains that the allegations are not true.
Sep 12, 2017

Death of Gauri Lankesh brings focus on the risks of journalism

Gauri Lankesh, an editor and activist in India, was fatally shot last week, raising the question, "Is journalism worth dying for?"
Sep 11, 2017

Mexican shoppers flock to modern malls as middle-class credit grows

Traditional markets were once mainstays of Mexican social and economic life, but shopping malls with chain stores and restaurants are on the rise.
Sep 7, 2017

Ari Glass unveils golden vision of South Seattle at Pacific Tower

Gold embodies the light of South end's diverse residents, as Ari Glass paints it in new works on permanent display at Pacific Tower.
Sep 6, 2017

Hundreds in Seattle rally in support of DACA

Hundreds gathered at El Centro de la Raza in Seattle hours after the Trump administration announced the pending end of DACA.

Trump ends DACA

The program allowed young people who arrived in the United States as children without documentation to live and work without fearing deportation.
Sep 5, 2017

Seattle Opera’s “An American Dream” spotlights Japanese American injustice

Revival of the 2015 chamber opera features collaborations with local Japanese American and civil rights groups.
Aug 31, 2017

New laws lower barriers for female entrepreneurs in Nepal

Nepal’s new constitution ensures equal rights for women, and the country is finding ways to support its female entrepreneurs.
Aug 30, 2017

Pacific Northwest tribes concerned over Atlantic salmon spill

The Lummi Nation called a state of emergency, and other tribes expressed concern, after a spill of thousands of farmed Atlantic salmon last week.
Aug 29, 2017

New local Rainier Valley radio station to hit airwaves in September

Media veteran Sharon Maeda will be the station manager at KVRU.
Aug 28, 2017

The Seattle Globalist — and you — ask the candidates

Submit your questions for the candidates for the Seattle mayor's race, and the races for Seattle city council.
Aug 24, 2017

Mount Zion Baptist Church seeks landmark status

More than 125 years ago, Mount Zion Baptist Church's founders established a place in Seattle where people of color could worship.
Aug 23, 2017

Children of Uganda’s Civil War face lingering stigma

A decade after the civil war in northern Uganda, abductees and their children born in captivity suffer consequences from losing their family lines.

Outcry after Sierra Leone denies educational opportunities from pregnant schoolgirls

Human rights adovcates say Sierra Leone is hurting pregnant teenagers by banning them from mainstream schools and important exams.
Aug 21, 2017

Meet The Seattle Globalist’s newest board members

The Seattle Globalist welcomes four new members to its roster: Paulette Harris, LeiLani Nishime, Alex Stonehill and Shoko Toyama.
Aug 17, 2017

A response to Charlottesville

Confronting White supremacy can begin with confronting one's own story and experiences with racism.
Aug 16, 2017