Gabriel Teodros reps South Seattle diversity with ‘Colored People’s Time Machine’
by Jonathan Cunningham
It’s a late afternoon in San Francisco’s Mission District and Seattle emcee Gabriel Teodros is hard at work shooting a short film. Just a few days ago, he was in Seattle performing at the release party for his second solo album, Colored People’s Time Machine, probably the most anticipated hip-hop album out of the Pacific […]
Jan 28, 2012
It’s official: Seattle Globalist Launch Party tonight!
by Alex Stonehill
Today we’re thrilled to announce the official launch of the Seattle Globalist! Okay, we cheated a little – we’ve actually been posting since back in December. But today is the day that really counts because we’re throwing a gigantic (free) party! And we’ve got a lot to celebrate: We’re kicking off a new partnership with […]
Apr 28, 2012
Seattle Globalist launches with a crowd and a bang
by Sara McCaslin
The Seattle Globalist launch party drew over 300 people to celebrate our new hyperglobal blog last night at Washington Hall. Performances by Seattle Fandango Project and music by Last Night’s Mix Tape kept party goers dancing well into the night, as our hashtag, #ImAGlobalist, trended on Twitter. It was an amazing kickoff and show of […]
Apr 29, 2012
South Seattle immigrant communities fight uphill battle for transportation
by Kat Chow
Getting from point A to point B isn’t easy for 68-year-old Tuyet Mhi Mai. Especially when those points are her daughter’s crowded Lake City home and service classes or work in South Seattle. Since the King County Metro reduced bus route 42 because it runs parallel to the Light Rail, Mai’s commute is a little more […]
May 14, 2012
New citizens celebrate Flag Day as Obama promises to end youth deportation
by Sara McCaslin
Refugee and immigrant community organizers gathered in the country’s most diverse neighborhood, on Wednesday to redefine how Seattleites celebrate Flag Day. Immigrant rights organization OneAmerica put together the event in a Columbia City park to provide citizenship information, voter registration and other resources to new immigrants and refugees. Organizers said they hoped to revive the marginal holiday, which […]
Jun 15, 2012
Kent International Festival a celebration of city’s diversity
by Allison Int-Hout
I had a big decision to make in the Kent Town Square Plaza on Saturday. Do I go with my gut, and pick the Mediterranean mixed gyro and falafel, or taste adventure with the Irish corned beef sliders? The Thai and Laotian gai yang dish, with grilled chicken and Thai seasoning, looked delicious, too, and my preference for Mexican […]
Jun 18, 2012
Lucha libre smackdown returns to South Park
by Alex Stonehill
(Photo by Latino Cultural Deportes – Mauricio Ayón / Seattle Department of Neighborhoods) Looking to get some culture this weekend? The best little neighborhood in South Seattle has the ticket for you.
Aug 15, 2013
Back to school, with new credits for bilingual students
by Roxana Norouzi
King County school districts are stepping up and recognizing that immigrant students’ native language skills are a benefit, not a burden.
Sep 10, 2013
Metro’s last-ditch effort to save bus routes
by Anna Goren
Think your bus route is a pain? Try having no bus at all. Proposition 1 offers a last-ditch effort to save Metro bus routes, a threat to the livelihoods of low-income communities of color traveling from South Seattle.
Mar 14, 2014
Who’s afraid of Rainier Beach?
by Reagan Jackson
What makes it the hood? Crime? Poverty? Or just fewer white folks?
Jul 3, 2014
Mosaic brings diverse women together in south Seattle
by Sarah Stuteville
The rattle of thousands of tiny pieces of glass pouring from buckets and Tupperware was the steady soundtrack in the basement of Courtland Place (a senior housing project in Columbia City) last Tuesday morning. Well, that and the crooning of Barry White.
Jul 18, 2014
School bus cuts continue, despite southend shooting incident
by Julie Feng
An attempted kidnapping of students who’d been booted off their bus didn’t stop the Seattle School District from approving a new round of route cuts.
Jan 8, 2015
The friendly faces of Rainier Avenue
by Jama Abdirahman
I set out with my camera down Rainier Ave to see if I could capture what it's like to live in a "bad neighborhood."
Jun 22, 2015
South Seattle transportation plan sparks hope and skepticism
by Tom James
South Seattle residents weigh pros and cons of the city's new "road diet" transportation plan for high-fatality Rainier Avenue.
Aug 4, 2015
You want to stop the gun violence killing East African youth? Start acting like it.
by Jamal Ahmed
I went to the funeral of another East African youth killed by gun violence this week. Where were our community leaders?
Oct 16, 2015
What the south end sounds like: Draze drops “Seattle’s Own”
by Reagan Jackson
Seattle hip-hop's hometown hero Draze has a new mixtape filled with South Seattle anthems.
Mar 31, 2016
You could shine at our Sept. 14 storytelling event
by Christina Twu
Have a South Seattle story to share about "finding home" or want to hear some? Learn more about our Sept. 14 storytelling event: bit.do/SouthEnd.
Jul 19, 2016