Azeb is coerced onto the dance floor by a man named Victor at the Veracruz Zocalo. (Photo by Reagan Jackson)

Black visibility in Mexico and the U.S.

In Mexico, everyone stared at our dark skin and wanted to take our photo. But it was a welcome break from the way we’re viewed as black people in the U.S.
Aug 13, 2015
A montage of action at various recent Seattle Fandango Project events. (Photos by Scott Macklin)

Music and convivencia with Los Cojolites and Seattle Fandango Project

Over the past few years, I’ve had the good fortune of documenting and being to able to do some deep hanging out with the Seattle Fandango Project. The Seattle Fandango Project is dedicated to community building through participatory music and dance. SFP takes as its original model the fandango celebration of Veracruz, Mexico, in which […]
Nov 19, 2012
party

Seattle Globalist launches with a crowd and a bang

The Seattle Globalist launch party drew over 300 people to celebrate our new hyperglobal blog last night at Washington Hall. Performances by Seattle Fandango Project and music by Last Night’s Mix Tape kept party goers dancing well into the night, as our hashtag, #ImAGlobalist, trended on Twitter. It was an amazing kickoff and show of […]
Apr 29, 2012
Free Launch Party April 28th

It’s official: Seattle Globalist Launch Party tonight!

Today we’re thrilled to announce the official launch of the Seattle Globalist! Okay, we cheated a little – we’ve actually been posting since back in December. But today is the day that really counts because we’re throwing a gigantic (free) party! And we’ve got a lot to celebrate: We’re kicking off a new partnership with […]
Apr 28, 2012