Seattle hip hop artist Draze performs at the EMP's Black History Month Kickoff on Saturday. (Photo by Jama Abdirahman)

What the south end sounds like: Draze drops “Seattle’s Own”

Seattle hip-hop's hometown hero Draze has a new mixtape filled with South Seattle anthems.
Mar 31, 2016

Rogue crosswalk painters inspire official Seattle program

Following African-inspired crosswalks painted by community members, the city started a program to repaint crosswalks reflecting neighborhoods' history.
Sep 14, 2015
A note that accompanies the crosswalk paint job raises a series of somber concerns.(Photo by Goorish Wibneh)

Rainier Beach crosswalk painted Ethiopian colors

The trend of guerilla crosswalk painting in Seattle continued when a Rainier Beach crosswalk was repainted with the colors of the Ethiopian flag.
Aug 25, 2015

Rogue Pan-African makeover sparks new Central District crosswalk design

Central District crosswalks will get an official redesign after an unofficial paint job that honored the neighborhood's African American history.
Aug 7, 2015

Who gave Central District crosswalks a Pan-African makeover?

Red, black and green paint turned up on crosswalks around the Central District last weekend, honoring the neighborhood's African-American legacy.
Aug 5, 2015