Seattle rally against ICE calls out border camps, family separations

Hundreds rallied at the Seattle offices of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, calling out the border camps and separations of families seeking asylum.
Aug 3, 2019

This Is Zero Hour Youth Climate Action March

This Is Zero Hour is the largest youth and people of color lead climate march in history. On July 21st, youth and advocates across the country will flood the streets to advocate for legislation to demand action against climate change. We will start with a rally at Garfield Playfield, and then march to Judkins Park. […]
Jul 21, 2018

Dispatches from Seattle’s anti-ICE vigil

The Community Alliance for Global Justice is organizing daily vigils from 8-10am through this Friday July 20 at 1000 2nd Ave in downtown Seattle.
Jul 17, 2018

Starbucks under fire after two black men arrested while waiting for meeting

Starbucks CEO says what happened to the men was "reprehensible," and the manager who called Philadelphia police has left the company.
Apr 16, 2018

Two sixth-graders performing national anthem take a knee at Mariners’ game

One of the girls says that she was showing support for the Black Lives Matter movement.
Apr 4, 2018

Misusing MLK: Focus on King’s “peace” silences Black protest

How myths about Martin Luther King Jr.’s views suppresses Black activism and hides MLK true history as a radical revolutionary.
Feb 8, 2018

Scenes from Seattle’s Women’s March 2018

Thousands of people marched this weekend in Seattle's Women's March 2.0.
Jan 22, 2018

Diverse Seattle counterprotest eclipses “March Against Sharia”

Seattle's "March Against Sharia" was outnumbered by counterprotesters on Saturday, as they faced off in City Hall Plaza.
Jun 11, 2017

May Day rallies around the world

People in Turkey, Chile, Ivory Coast, Cuba and more marked the international workers' day of May Day with an assortment of rallies and demonstrations.
May 2, 2017

‘Umbrella movement’ activists charged after Hong Kong gets new leader

The move, a day after a new Beijing-backed leader was chosen, provoked anger among protesters and heightened political tension in the Chinese-ruled city.
Mar 27, 2017

Thousands in Seattle protest for a second night against Trump’s immigration policies

The demonstration in Westlake Park on Sunday came a day after a protest at Sea-Tac airport against President Donald Trump's immigration ban.
Jan 30, 2017

The art of protesting Trump: Seattle residents get creative with their signs

In the days leading up to the inauguration of President Donald Trump, many Seattleites joined DIY nights to make posters a weekend of protests.
Jan 20, 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
Doug Baldwin basks in Seattle fans' adoration after winning the Super Bowl. (Photo from Flickr by Jeff)

An open letter to Doug Baldwin

A disappointed fan has some questions for Doug Baldwin about the "demonstration of unity" and how our beloved Seahawks got on the wrong side of history.
Sep 13, 2016
Seattle celebrates Black Lives Matter Friday. (Photo by Jama Abdirahman)

5 Reasons white people should go to Black Lives Matter protests

If like me, you’ve heard yourself coming up with excuses for why you can’t make the next protest, it's time to dig deeper.
Aug 31, 2016
Seattle Ethiopian Protest (Photo by Damme Getachew)

Seattle Ethiopians march in solidarity with protests back home

Seattle Ethiopians marched to the Federal Building to protest Ethiopian government oppression — and the lack of attention that it gets in Western countries.
Aug 20, 2016
Are these white kids spoiling May Day for everyone else? (Photo from Flickr by Tiffany Von Arnim)

Is “Riot Privilege” ruining Seattle May Day marches?

Are anarchist window-smashers exploiting white privilege and endangering peaceful Seattle May Day marchers? Activists say it's more complicated than that.
Apr 28, 2016

Che Taylor rally calls for firing of police chief, criminal probe

About 100 people rallied for Che Taylor, who died Sunday after being shot by Seattle Police officers.
Feb 25, 2016
Seattle Ferguson Protest Photos

Charleston shooting horrifying backlash to #BlackLivesMatter

Writer Sonora Jha despite the stated motives in the Charleston shooting, the work of the #BlackLivesMatter movement must go on.
Jun 19, 2015

Do Black Lives Matter in Seattle as much as tacos do?

At a recent Black Lives Matter rally in Seattle, columnist Reagan Jackson wondered, 'Why aren’t there thousands here standing with us?'
May 8, 2015