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A gender-specific swim program developed by Muslim women in Tukwila has seen a flood of public support in response to a human rights complaint...

Abdi Mohamed Ali, left, helps Rachel Eagan pronounce Somali words in an evening class held Tuesday at Foster High School. “You need to speak to Somalis,” to learn, Ali says. (Photo by Bettina Hansen / The Seattle Times)

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An evening class at Foster High School in Tukwila is helping people learn Somali. It’s not an easy language, but in a region with...

From left; first generation Samoan youth Roselle Savea, Naiasolagi Ulusago, Nathan Taupau and Evangeline Taupau at a carwash to benefit the Aso Fitu Samoa Church on the sidewalk of International Boulevard in Tukwila, Wash. (Photo by Ian Terry)

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Caught between worlds, first generation immigrants from around the globe find community in their alienation. I once heard a joke by the hilarious Margaret Cho...

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(Photo by Erika Schultz/THE SEATTLE TIMES ) Diversity Means Opportunity in Tukwila – From Somalis to Bosnians to Nepalis, Seattle Times photographer Erika Schultz put together...

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The 9th Congressional District (shown in green) was redrawn this year to be Washington's first 'majority-minorty' district. (Image via Google Maps and Washington...