The Seattle Globalist asks the Mayoral Candidates

For the 2017 primary, we asked Seattle's Mayoral Candidates to answer six questions on topics of interest to Seattle Globalist readers.
Jul 12, 2017

The Seattle Globalist asks the Seattle Mayoral Candidates: Nikkita Oliver

Mayoral candidate Nikkita Oliver answers our questions regarding issues impacting immigrant communities and communities of color in Seattle.
Andres Salomon talks with a supporter outside the UW Light Rail Station Wednesday after announcing that he's running for mayor. (Photo by Katie Anastas)

Andres Salomon drops out of Seattle mayor race

Andres Salomon, a bicycle activist and software engineer, said he supported both Mike McGinn and Cary Moon, who announced their candidacies this week.
Apr 21, 2017

Youth Speaks Seattle finalists serve up identity, politics and anti-racism

Youth voices tackle race, identity and politics in Friday's Youth Speaks Seattle Grand Slam.
Apr 10, 2017

Lawyer, activist and poet Nikkita Oliver enters Seattle mayoral race

Nikkita Oliver announced her candidacy for Seattle mayor on Wednesday.
Mar 9, 2017
Fai Mathews, left, has been at most every MLK Day Celebration for the last two decades, always carrying the same picture of Dr. King. (Photo by Susan Fried)

Photos: 35 years of Seattle MLK celebrations

Looking back over decades of celebrations of Dr. King’s legacy, it’s clear Seattle has the strength to face our new challenges.
Jan 11, 2017

Nikkita Oliver connects art, activism and education

Meet Nikkita Oliver, Seattle poet, teaching artist, lawyer and jail chaplain.
Mar 21, 2016
Stic.Man of Dead Prez performs in Sweden in 2009. (Photo from Flickr by Henrik Isaksson)

Dead Prez show apt to shake up a gentrifying city

Don’t be surprised if the next big Seattle rap classic isn’t about big butts or thrift stores, but gentrification and community displacement.
Feb 17, 2016