“Nina Simone: Four Women” imagines an artist’s path to activism

“Nina Simone: Four Women,” presented by the Seattle Repertory Theatre, explores the life of the iconic jazz singer and activist artist.
May 9, 2019

Students tell Seattle school board Ethnic Studies needed

More than 50 students, parents and teachers told the Seattle Public Schools that Ethnic Studies should be mandatory in the district's K-12 curriculum.
Mar 17, 2017

World premiere of “SHOT” drives home Seattle’s police brutality conversation

Spectrum Dance Theater premieres "SHOT" tomorrow night in discussion of police brutality.
Jan 18, 2017

“Jazz Intoxication” immersed audience in Washington Hall history

Washington Hall launches its new community space with "Jazz Intoxication" immersive theater experience.
Jun 13, 2016

Photos: Unity on Union protest blocks Uncle Ike’s 4/20 party

A protest yesterday in front of the contentious pot shop Uncle Ike's brought African American leaders together from the NAACP, Africatown, the Black Book Club, and Mt. Cavalry Christian Center.
Apr 21, 2016
Uncle Ike's in the Central District has pushed laws that limit pot stores to one 1,600-square-inch sign by putting larger neon signs on its paraphernalia shop next door, and on a mural next to the shop. (Photo by Alex Stonehill)

What’s not to like about Uncle Ike’s?

Selling weed next to a teen center is just the beginning of problems black community leaders in the Central District see with the popular pot shop.
Apr 20, 2016

Che Taylor rally calls for firing of police chief, criminal probe

About 100 people rallied for Che Taylor, who died Sunday after being shot by Seattle Police officers.
Feb 25, 2016
Rachel Dolezal resigned as President of the Spokane NAACP after it was revealed that she'd misrepresented her race for years.

How Rachel Dolezal’s lies hurt black people

For Rachel Dolezal, appropriating a black identity was easier than putting in real work as a white ally.
Jun 15, 2015

Spokane NAACP president questioned on her racial identity

Rachel Dolezal, the president of the Spokane NAACP, has claimed she is part black, but her parents say she has been misleading the public about her race.
Jun 12, 2015