Bangladesh

Hamda Yusuf, a third-year international studies major who is Somali American, often works on her poetry about identity at the Quad on the University of Washington campus. (Photo by Lindsey Wasson / The Seattle Times)

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A growing cohort of immigrant poets gives a universal spin to Northwest themes.

Wasfia Nazreen on the summit of Aconcagua, highest point outside Asia, with her hula hoop and Bangladeshi flag. (Photo by Jamie McGuinness)

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A passion for extreme adventure has taken two women from two different parts of the world on a journey with one purpose: women’s empowerment.

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I begin to sleep. My body is music. I will never have a home. - from ‘Concession’. City of Rivers. McSweeny’s (2012). Technically, Zubair Ahmed does have a...

Seattle South Asian Film Festival founder Rita Meher. (Photo by Shikha Jain)

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Work in IT or development may pay the bills, but Seattle's South Asian community has a growing passion for film. Rita Meher had been a U.S. citizen...

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Walmart employees are gathered at the company's global headquarters for a campaign that connects low-wage workers from Washington to Bangladesh. For the past week, striking...