GLOBALIST COLUMNISTS

Dancers perform a traditional Peruvian number last December at Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute. (Photo by Aida Solomon)

by -
0
Caroling at its best involves Monica Rojas with the Seattle Atajo de Negritos. (Photo by Blanca Santander) It’s that time of year again. The...

POLITICS

Seattle Ferguson Protest Photos

by -
0
Seattle Central College student Jama Abdirahman shared these photos from #BlackLivesMatter protests around city.

by -
0
Tonight at 6pm, the Seattle City Council invites the public to an informational meeting and open discussion at the Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute on gender pay equity.

FOOD

by -
0
Dumpling night: the cure for homesickness for UW's Chinese students.
A WWII era poster encourages saving food scraps to feed animals. (Photo from National Archives)

by -
4
Kirkland resident Gina VanLoon hardly has any food waste in her compost bin. But that isn’t something she could brag about a few months ago....

AID AND DEVELOPMENT

Ziplock bags full of Metformin, a medication used to treat diabetes, donated to Seattle's Salaam Cultural Museum for delivery to Syrian refugees in Jordan. (Photo by Alisa Reznick)

by -
0
Collecting unused meds and giving them to needy people overseas isn’t legal. But some Seattleites are doing it anyways.
Carol Glenn, a former Seattle nurse, collected leftover HIV/AIDS drugs to send overseas. It wasn't legal, but Glenn believed it was her duty. (Photo by Isolde Raftery / KUOW)

by -
1
At the height of the AIDS crisis, nurse Carol Glenn ran a secret pipeline to get leftover drugs from Seattle to sick people in the developing world.

ARTS & CULTURE

by -
0
The Japanese artist Mr. brings his first solo museum exhibition in the United States , a series titled “Live On,” to the Seattle Asian Art Museum (SAAM) beginning Friday Nov. 22nd.
The boy who painted this visual story dreamed of a world where impoverished ethnic Burmese villagers were considered as worthy of human rights as wealthy city dwellers. (Image courtesy of Erika Berg)

by -
1
By 2009, Burma became our state's largest refugee community.