Malakhi Kaine of Africatown Center in Seattle and Demba Hydara stand with two former Seattle Public School Students that moved to The Gambia over the summer. (Photo courtesy Malakhi Kaine.)

Africatown Center makes international plans, plans kick-off event Saturday

Several Seattle youth who relocated to The Gambia became the inspiration behind Africatown Center's newest international initiative.
Sep 14, 2016
Gambian protest coup

Local Gambians turn out in support of coup attempt

Were U.S. authorities wrong to arrest two immigrants for trying to overthrow the Gambian government?
Jan 27, 2015
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Let’s talk about female circumcision

Northwest immigrants and their doctors grapple with female circumcision.
Apr 10, 2014
On opening night, El Salvador faced off against Iran. The game ended in a 0-0 tie. (Photo by Sihanouk Mariona)

Diverse Northwest soccer enthusiasts kick off their own World Cup

If you still had any doubts about how hyperdiverse the Puget Sound region has become, look no further than the All Nations Cup soccer tournament. Over the next two weeks, 48 teams representing 36 different countries will battle it out at the Starfire Sports Complex in Tukwila. Countries represented this year include El Salvador, Gambia, Iran, Burma, […]
Jul 17, 2012