NEWS

PERSPECTIVES

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Nonviolent communication (NVC) isn't just practiced by white Seattle hippies. One ex-inmate explains how NVC liberated him from violence and trauma.

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In its second year, Seattle-born Islamophobia Awareness Day goes global, calling for better understanding of the Muslim experience and its youth.

#GREATERSEATTLE

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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.

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Despite it being the fifth largest religion in the world, Aman Kuar Mann says young American Sikhs like her are still fighting for recognition and respect.

POLITICS

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This year’s lieutenant governor race has attracted the most demographically diverse statewide pool of candidates in Washington.
An American MV 22 Osprey flies over Okinawa. (Photo from Flickr by Ojo de Cineasta)

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Dozens of American military installments are packed onto the small Japanese island of Okinawa. Seattle should voice our opposition.

COLUMNISTS

People waiting outside of an aid distribution center at the Dadaab Refugee Camp in Kenya. (Photo from Flickr by Riyaad Minty)

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In the wake of terrorist attacks, Kenya is threatening to close Dadaab refugee camp. That has Seattle-area refugees worried about family still living there.
Lauren Kelley, Pickin’, 2007

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"Posing Beauty" a new photography exhibit at the Northwest African American Museum explores the perception of beauty in the black experience.

ARTS & CULTURE

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It’s May! Time to march for your rights, eat pierogis, and celebrate Cinco de Mayo the authentic way.
Kenneth Bae in China before his arrest. (Photo courtesy FreeKenNow.com)

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Kenneth Bae, a Lynnwood missionary who spent two years of a 15-year-sentence of hard labor, is the longest serving U.S. citizen jailed in North Korea.