DREAM activist facing deportation speaks out on MLK Day
by Ansel Herz
Update 1/19: An Immigrations and Customs Enforcement Agency spokeswoman has given this statement to the Globalist: “At this time, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is reviewing Mr. Okere’s case to determine the appropriate next steps.” This means, she clarified, that ICE has not decided to deport Okere as of yet. Around 1000 people gathered […]
Jan 17, 2012
We are Seattle, we want to be free: Rose-Avila on Mandela and MLK
by Reagan Jackson
With his tenure at the city’s Office of Immigrant Refugee Affairs ending, Seattle activist Magdaleno Rose-Avila is back at his typewriter to carry on a life-long struggle for civil rights.
Jan 18, 2014
Viet Wah Supermarket on MLK closed due to rent hike
by Goorish Wibneh
Duc T. Tran, owner of the chain of Viet Wah supermarkets says a looming 20% increase in rent forced him to close the Rainier Valley location.
Aug 18, 2015
Seattle MLK celebration a reminder to keep moving forward
by Sharayah Lane
Keynote speaker Marcus Green said while our nation has made progress because of King, in many ways, racism has become increasingly hidden yet pervasive.
Jan 18, 2016