Alex Stonehill

Alex Stonehill
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Alex is a cofounder and editor of The Seattle Globalist. He's a visual journalist whose work has been published by PBS, The Seattle Times, FRONTLINE/World and the Seattle Weekly.  Alex teaches journalism in the University of Washington's Department of Communication and recently directed the documentary film Barzan.
Somali American protestors gathered outside the offices of the nonprofit Refugee Women's Alliance on January 30th. (Photo by Alex Garland)

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Refugee Women's Alliance has come under fire after a teacher showed Charlie Hebdo cartoons to a group of Somali youth.

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Who is Hafid Yassin? We're not sure, but his incredible elevated dunk in a basketball game against Garfield last night has gone viral.

Border Patrol Agent Mike Burmudez at a command center along the Canadian border in Blaine, Washington. (Photo by Eroyn Franklin)

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If you come with 100 miles of the Canadian border, the government can search your phone or laptop without cause. In a fitting end to...

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[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RRPDZDpNaBg?rel=0] With legislation stalled in the House, frustrated immigration activists are taking direct action to confront Congress. House Speaker John Boehner is a creature of...

Still from a Sham MC's video by Egyptian director Yassin Gabriel.

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The Sham MC's have refused to let war in their country dash their dreams of hip-hop stardom. I first met Syrian hip-hop group Sham MC's...