Seeking change without the commodification of pain and suffering

Empathy is an incomplete theory of change that we must be willing to set aside. It is dangerous to try to strong arm it into every outreach strategy without examining its limits.
Dec 10, 2018

Being autistic, black and femme highlights the experience of living intersectionally

Autism doesn’t occur in a vacuum, and neither do any aspects of our intersectionality.
Dec 7, 2018

Misconceptions about what it means for immigrants who get public services

“There is a lot of misconception about what it means to get public services.” ICHS Foundation board member Lu Jiang talks about her experiences as a newly-arrived immigrant and how ICHS saved her life.
Nov 28, 2018

Changing names is just one cost of immigrant life in the U.S.

Many choose to adopt American names to fit in, but immigrants often feel further pressure to change their entire lifestyles: what they eat, how they dress and how they speak.
Nov 20, 2018

Homeland Security Seeks Comments on Immigration Policy Changes

Asian Counseling and Referral Services encourages people to comment on proposed immigration policy changes.
Nov 16, 2018

Reflecting on a year after taking a plunge into The Deep End

Reagan Jackson and poet Anastacia Renee started The Deep End to create and amplify stories of hope in Seattle's communities of color.
Nov 7, 2018

Trump’s Birthright Citizenship threat brings up lies from history

President Donald Trump's threat to end Birthright Citizenship wouldn't be the first time that the U.S. has betrayed its promises to immigrants.
Nov 5, 2018
Plants and animals thrive along the Duwamish, but the backdrop of industrial buildings belies a history of pollution. (Photo by Alex Stonehill)

Guest Opinion: I-1631 starts to right historic environmental injustices

Jill Mangaliman on I-1631: This initiative begins to address the needs of communities that have been most impacted by environmental damage.
Oct 23, 2018

What the Thai cave rescue taught one journalist about foreign reporting

The dramatic rescue of 12 young Thai soccer players gave one reporter a glimpse of how international news coverage can affect important local stories.
Sep 18, 2018
(Photo by Christina Chung)

Tahmina Talks Immigration: Student visa enforcement ramps up

Trump administration issued a memo earlier this month focusing enforcement on those who overstay or violate student visa rules.
Aug 28, 2018

Our role — and your role — in protecting the free press

The Seattle Globalist has a mission to create media that elevates voices that often go unheard, because these voices are important to a healthy democracy and to our communities. We hope you join us in standing up in protecting the free press.
Aug 16, 2018

The greatest choice his parents ever made for him

"You go to a store, people try to talk to you, say, "Hey, uh, you can't touch that, you can't touch that." But you can only look at their facial expression, looking like, oh, they're screaming at me, what are they really saying?"
Jul 6, 2018

A 24-hour journey to the United States

Bishara Kharoufeh, 50, was born in Palestine during the 1967 war between the Arabs and the Israelis.
Jul 2, 2018

Four inmates sue after being kept from observing Ramadan

The lawsuit says the four were left off a list of more than 450 inmates statewide who received a meal plan specific to Ramadan and they were not allowed to save food to eat after sunset.
Jun 13, 2018

A family faces racism at a memorial: “Hey. This is America.”

James Hong says his family won't be intimidated by a racist encounter at a 9/11 memorial.
May 31, 2018

Ijeoma Oluo helps this writer understand her own privilege

In a talk at Seattle's The Riveter, Ijeoma Oluo spoke about systems of power, identity and privilege — particularly when it comes to the responsibility of writers.
May 16, 2018

What Trump’s support for Israel means for Seattle’s Jews

As the Trump administration prepares to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem, American Jews are far from unanimous about the president's policies.
Apr 18, 2018

“Queer, Mama. Crossroads” brings visibility to invisible trauma

Seattle Civic Poet Anastacia-Renee Tolbert's "Queer, Mama. Crossroads" breaks silence over police violence against queer black mothers.
Apr 12, 2018

Women boxers train to persevere in Congo

Through boxing, four women are able to survive and persist forward despite violence and poverty.
Apr 9, 2018

Lummi artist interprets traditions through glass

Dan Friday, of the Lummi Nation, honors the Coast Salish tradition of woven cedar baskets through a very different medium. He makes them in glass.
Apr 4, 2018