After outcry on police accountability, does it play a role in Sheriff’s race?

After a summer of community outcry on police shooting accountability, where do the Sheriff's candidates stand?
Nov 2, 2017

Tommy Le’s family, community raise questions in fatal shooting by deputy

Friends and family of Tommy Le, fatally shot by King County deputies last month, sought answers from the sheriff and other elected officials.
Jul 21, 2017

Police shooting initiative calls for greater training, accountability

Initiative 940 aims to decrease use of physical or deadly force by training police in de-escalation skills and increase accountability in police shootings.
Jul 7, 2017

Charleena Lyles’ family demands police reform at Seattle public forum

Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O'Toole’s absence resonated through the crowd. Many attendees had demanded that she and Mayor Ed Murray be there.
Jun 28, 2017

Saying her name: Reflections on Charleena Lyles

A Globalist writer reflects at a vigil for Charleena Lyles.
Jun 27, 2017

Seattle police kill woman who called them for help

Seattle Police Department officers opened fire on Charleena Lyles inside her apartment building.
Jun 19, 2017

Black Lives Matter bring peaceful march to Safeco Field

Demonstrators also followed the lead of San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick by kneeling as the National Anthem played over the speakers.
Oct 3, 2016
Yirim Seck (Video still by Notework)

Rapper, father Yirim Seck calls out impact of police violence on kids

Senegalese-American rapper Yirim Seck hopes his new video will start a dialogue about how police violence impacts kids in black families.
Sep 27, 2016
Antonio Zambrano-Montes, who was shot and killed by police in Pasco, WA on Feb. 10th, in an undated family photo.

State: Deadly force “deeply troubling,” but no charges filed in Pasco police shooting

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson criticized the use of deadly force in the Zambrano case, though his office declined to file charges.
Sep 9, 2016
Seattle Ferguson Protest Photos

Federal judge tells Seattle police union: “Black Lives Matter”

It was the first time a sitting federal judge cited the national movement.
Aug 16, 2016
Black in America

Photos: How it feels to be Black in America right now

After a week of horrific violence, I decided to log off and check-in on the local black community here in Seattle in person. Here's what I found.
Jul 14, 2016

More than 1,000 gather in Seattle over fatal officer-involved shootings

Many moved from a Westlake Park vigil over the fatal police shootings of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling to a march on downtown streets.
Jul 8, 2016

Outrage, protests after second U.S. shooting of black man in two days

The Washington Post said Philando Castile was at least the 506th person and 123rd black American shot and killed by police so far in 2016.
Jul 7, 2016
Antonio Zambrano-Montes, who was shot and killed by police in Pasco, WA on Feb. 10th, in an undated family photo.

Feds decline to charge Pasco police in Zambrano-Montes shooting

U.S. prosecutors announced this week that Pasco police officers will not face federal charges in the fatal 2015 shooting of Antonio Zambrano-Montes.
Jun 24, 2016

Jenny Yang and Ijeoma Oluo talk about Peter Liang and racial justice

Writer Ijeoma Oluo and comedian Jenny Yang talk about Peter Liang, Akai Gurley, Asian Americans and the model minority myth.
Feb 25, 2016

Peter Liang case stirs passion and controversy in Asian American community

The guilty verdict against former NYPD officer Peter Liang, who fatally shot innocent bystander Akai Gurley, stirs debate over racial justice.
Feb 23, 2016
Antonio Zambrano-Montes, who was shot and killed by police in Pasco, WA on Feb. 10th, in an undated family photo.

No charges for police in fatal Pasco shooting; inquest scheduled

The February shooting of Antonio Zambrano-Montes was caught on cell phone video and was the fourth fatal police shooting in the Pasco area in six months.
Sep 9, 2015
Antonio Zambrano-Montes, who was shot and killed by police in Pasco, WA on Feb. 10th, in an undated family photo.

State lawmakers: video of Pasco police shooting ‘troubling’

Washington lawmakers of color released a statement Friday regarding video footage of Pasco police shooting Antonio Zambrano-Montes.
Feb 20, 2015