Seattle youth on the rise for Black Lives Matter

Students at Garfield and Rainier Beach high schools are taking the lead as activists.
Feb 15, 2018

Upbeat crowds return for “Bubblin Brown Sugar” dance competition

In its second year back from hiatus, the sold-out Bubbling Brown Sugar dance competition on Saturday brought out the crowds!
May 2, 2017

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
The author, right, and a friend at graduation from Rainier Beach High School last spring. (Courtesy photo)

Educating the Horn: Paving a path to college for Somali youth

UW freshman Ahlaam Ibrahim is launching an ambitious campaign to connect young Somali Americans with help applying to college.
Oct 7, 2016

5 Somali words I wish we had in English

Out of touch with your cultural roots? Well there's a Somali term just for you that suggests booting you back to your homeland.
Jul 13, 2016