Globalist Youth Apprentice Highlights: The friendly faces of Rainier Avenue

Photojournalist Jama Abdirahman put together a photo essay of people in Rainier Valley and Rainier Beach to document a place that is too often stereotyped.
Jun 13, 2017

Power Globalist Jama Abdirahman: “I want to disrupt norms and stick with the facts.”

From photographer to photojournalist, Jama Abdirahman shares how the Globalist offered him the tools and confidence he needed to pursue journalism.
Nov 30, 2016

“A life that lives to kill the life of mother nature. This is me.”

"A life that lives to kill the life of mother nature. This is me"
Mar 13, 2016
Seattle celebrates Black Lives Matter Friday

Photos: Seattle celebrates Black Lives Matter Friday

With the downtown shopping bonanza disrupted by protestors for the 2nd straight year, Seattle has a new day-after-Thanksgiving tradition: Black Lives Matter Friday
Nov 28, 2015
A member of the G.O.O.D. Girls addresses the crowd at Beautify the Block. (Photo by Jama Abdirahman)

These Rainier Vista kids throw an awesome block party

They may look tough, but the B.A.D. Boyz and G.O.O.D Girls of Rainier Vista just want to Beautify the Block.
Oct 2, 2015

FBI scare tactics shouldn’t stop young journalists from speaking up

A recent FBI intimidation on a young Globalist reporter underlines the importance of press freedoms and legal support for underrepresented young voices.
Sep 8, 2015
Jama Abdirahman, a photographer, filmmaker and journalist has covered Black Lives Matter and the Somali community for the Seattle Globalist. (Photo by Ken Lambert / The Seattle Times)

Why did the FBI show up at this Globalist youth reporter’s house?

An unannounced visit by FBI agents to a young journalist's Seattle home exposed the agency's problems building trust in Muslim communities.
Sep 3, 2015

Meet this year’s outstanding contributors at The Globies!

Three outstanding contributors grew our coverage and helped make our year. Learn who, why and celebrate them at our Globie Awards on Sept. 26.
Jul 17, 2015