Outcry over ‘racist’ Nivea ad: critics call for diversity in advertising industry
by Miasmin Andre
The "White is purity" ad was pulled after a social media outcry. But it wasn't the first time Nivea was called out for insensitive advertising.
Apr 21, 2017
Trump’s Army Secretary nominee sparks criticism from the LGBTQ community
by Blake Peterson
Mark Green's statements contrast with former Army Secretary Eric Fanning, who is gay and backed measures supporting transgender people in the military.
Apr 17, 2017
Seattle political Town Hall lacks politicians — and audience diversity
by Agatha Pacheco
A recent grassroots Town Hall lacked both politicians and minority faces in the audience, which demonstrated the difficulties of organizing new movements.
Mar 3, 2017
October brings hidden history of Filipino Americans to the forefront
by Brynn Tweeddale
October is Filipino American History month, the celebration of an "invisible" minority and their accomplishments in the United States of America.
Oct 20, 2016
Chicago immigrant claims U.S. retaliated over her activism
Ireri Unzueta, who was denied DACA renewal, says she worries other students who speak up about immigration issues could be targeted.
May 25, 2016
A true terrorist threat: Hostility towards young Muslim Americans
by Roukhya Ouedraogo
A young Muslim American breaks down how hostility towards her peers hurts everyone.
Jan 12, 2016
Trauma trickles down: Confronting the dark legacy of American Indian boarding schools
by Starla Sampaco
The Seattle City Council unanimously passed a resolution acknowledging the intergenerational trauma caused by American Indian boarding schools.
Nov 26, 2015
Japanese artist scheduled for UW talk on art and politics denied visa
by Venice Buhain
Artist Fram Kitagawa, who has curated major events in Japan, says he was denied a visa because of activism in the 1960s against a U.S. military base.
Nov 12, 2015
#SUSI2015 Chat: what role should journalists play in social movements?
by Jessica Partnow
Join this live chat at 8am Pacific/11am Eastern/8:30pm India on Thursday November 12th. Tune in here or by following the Twitter hashtag #SUSI2015.
Nov 3, 2015
Seattle Afghan community remembers Farkhunda
by Atia Musazay
Seattle Afghans gather at a vigil remember the brutal March 19 murder of Farkhunda, calling for justice in a case that has gripped the nation.
Mar 30, 2015
El Salvador shows signs of progress in the shadow of U.S. intervention
by Sean O'Neill
With popular media influencing U.S. perceptions of El Salvador, it's easy to forget the progressive democratic changes that are underway.
Mar 24, 2015
Five years post-explosion, Tesoro strikers still push for safety measures
by J.M. Wong
Justice delayed, Skagit County-based Tesoro strikers lead a push for better safety standards and management accountability.
Mar 3, 2015
Musicians say Seattle club ‘Chop Suey’ needs a name change
by Christina Twu
Seattle music mainstay Chop Suey is getting some unwanted attention upon new ownership.
Feb 26, 2015
New Kore Ionz video takes viewers on a ‘Starship’
by Megan Herndon
The video, which went live just moments ago, is already getting some national limelight.
Feb 13, 2015
Exchange connects Seattle Black liberation to Hong Kong Umbrella movements
by J.M. Wong
How a transpacific exchange connects Seattle Black liberation to Hong Kong Umbrella movements.
Jan 22, 2015
Women of Color for Systemic Change leads the way for Seattle protestors
by Christina Twu
A group of four young women of color have taken the lead in Seattle to demonstrate against police brutality.
Jan 19, 2015
What can Sakuma workers on strike learn from ‘Food Chains’?
by Rebecca Randall
Connecting the field to the grocery store proved to be the best means to achieve labor gains for migrant farmworkers.
Jan 2, 2015
Young families of color de-gentrifying South Seattle?
by Reagan Jackson
Hillman City has hardly garnered the reputation of being a hotbed for community in the recent past. But change is coming.
Dec 29, 2014
#BlackLivesMatter at a crossroads
by Reagan Jackson
Despite being theoretically protected by the constitution and by our laws, if I were shot today by the very people we are supposed to entrust to uphold justice, it is likely that my death would be meaningless, just something that happened that no one would have to take accountability for.
Dec 26, 2014
Gov. Inslee’s ‘polluter pays’ proposal a step toward climate justice
by Deric Gruen
Days after the governments of the world convened in Lima to set the stage for the next big United Nations climate change conference, Gov. Jay Inslee announced a plan that would bring our state in line with 39 other programs around the world and put a price on carbon.
Dec 23, 2014