NEWS

PERSPECTIVES

Black in America

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After a week of horrific violence, I decided to log off and check-in on the local black community here in Seattle in person. Here's what I found.

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Out of touch with your cultural roots? Well there's a Somali term just for you that suggests booting you back to your homeland.

#GREATERSEATTLE

Somali American filmmaker and comedian Liban Barre. (Video still by Starla Sampaco)

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These Somali American teen filmmakers are getting big laughs from videos about the generation gap between them and their immigrant parents.

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Somali refugee Mohamed Shidane works two jobs and goes to school. But he still makes time to speak up about human rights in the Ogaden region of Ethiopia.

POLITICS

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A UW grad student studying climate ethics and justice makes the case for Initiative 732, a carbon pricing plan that will be on the ballot in November.
Still from the video taken by Diamond Reynolds after police outside St. Paul Minnesota fatally shot her boyfriend Philando Castile. (via Youtube)

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What happens when white bias is the norm in media? Unsurprisingly the voices of people of color are marginalized.

COLUMNISTS

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More skilled refugees are arriving in our state. But they say cultural barriers keep them out of white-collar jobs that could use their talents.

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It's nice that white people and allies want to talk about race, but something in me thinks that we have the capacity to do better.

ARTS & CULTURE

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Practice your Portuguese and get a taste of the country that's hosting this summer's Olympics with these eight fantastic Brazilian films.
Aburu beads quickly, she says: she can make almost an entire necklace in the time it takes her to watch an episode one of her favorite crime shows on Netflix, How to Get Away with Murder.

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Shalom Aburu's designs will turn heads at Bellevue Fashion Week Independent Designer Runway Show in September.