Local activists bring global movement Extinction Rebellion to Seattle
by Kamna Shastri
Seattle activists protested Amazon and KOMO Plaza as part of the international climate movement Extinction Rebellion, which organizes disruptive protests that aim to inspire people to act on climate change.
Jun 26, 2019
STEM networks aim to diversify tech fields
by Thomas Chengxi Zou
Student and professional organizations push for corporate culture changes in the effort to diversify the science and technology fields.
Jun 19, 2019
Number of wildfires heats up across Washington State
by Conor Courtney
During last year's Eastern Washington fires, Seattle had the world's worst air quality multiples times last summer because of the smoke. Seattle's haze surpassed that of cities including Beijing and New Delhi.
Looking for a sense of belonging in the United States
by Christine McManigal
While in the process of becoming a U.S. citizen, Lulu McManigal lost her Chinese citizenship. Now, she's struggling to find a sense of belonging.
Jun 4, 2019
Conversations on tech and social justice: Aneelah Afzali
by Charissa Soriano
Aneelah Afzali, the executive director of MAPS/AMEN, talks about how social media can help social justice movements.
May 31, 2019
2019 Pride events in Seattle you should know about
by Globalist Staff
For Pride month, which is June, organizations are hosting events around the city — parades, art shows and more. Here are a few you should know about.
May 29, 2019
Six ways Northwest Natives are using tech to save their languages
by Sydney Cain
Many Native languages have few surviving speakers, but with the help of technology, Pacific Northwest tribes are trying to reverse the trend.
“Widow of Silence” views Kashmir conflict through a half-widow’s struggle
by Ekta Dokania
An interview with Praveen Morchhale, the director of the award-winning drama "Widow of Silence," which is being screened at SIFF.
Playwright Julia Cho weaves a brief but difficult tale in “Office Hour”
by Mayumi Tsutakawa
The play “Office Hour,” at ArtsWest through May 26, draws from the 2007 shooting at Virginia Tech.
May 15, 2019
How to be an ally to Muslims during Ramadan
by Iman Mohamed
It’s the middle of Ramadan, a Muslim holy month of fasting and prayer. Here are a few things to know in order to be a good ally this month.
May 14, 2019
“Nina Simone: Four Women” imagines an artist’s path to activism
by Mayumi Tsutakawa
“Nina Simone: Four Women,” presented by the Seattle Repertory Theatre, explores the life of the iconic jazz singer and activist artist.
May 9, 2019
Chefs stir up success in Seattle’s diverse Black food scene
by Alexandra Polk
Edouardo Jordan, owner of Junebaby and Salare, and Pamela Jacob, owner of Pam's Kitchen, showcase the diversity of Black cuisine.
May 6, 2019
Black women STEM professionals examine the costs of code-switching
by Diya Khanna
At the Black Women in STEM 2.0 event “Code Switching or Soul Switching,” panelists examined the dilemma of "fitting in" or "standing in your truth."
May 2, 2019
Global women’s fight against sexual harassment didn’t start with #MeToo
by The Conversation
Women in countries such as India, Pakistan and others have long organized successful campaigns against sexual harassment.
Apr 30, 2019
Why after 20 years affirmative action is coming back to Washington
by Jake Goldstein-Street
Affirmative action has returned to Washington via Initiative 1000, which curtails the state’s 1998 ban on preferential treatment based on race or gender.
Apr 29, 2019
ICE deported 34,000 through Boeing Field
by Globalist Staff
A study found that between 2011 and 2018, about 360 people per month were on deportation flights that went through Boeing Field, a county-owned airport.
Apr 24, 2019
Photo essay: An apology to the Duwamish
by Jacquie Bird Day
People gathered at the Duwamish Longhouse to offer an apology to the Duwamish Tribe for the colonization and ongoing occupation of their lands.
Apr 22, 2019
A center of support for undocumented university students
by Marta Gamez
Leadership Without Borders at the University of Washington shows how institutions can provide help that makes a difference to undocumented students.
Apr 17, 2019
Tibs Proctor’s unique run from Ethiopia to UW success
by Andy Yamashita
Tibebu "Tibs" Proctor, who immigrated from Ethiopia 10 years ago, has excelled at the University of Washington as a student and as a cross country athlete.
Apr 16, 2019