Globalist Youth

#BlackLivesMatter March on Seattle in solidarity with Baltimore and Freddie Gray on May. 9. (Photo by Jama Abdirahman)

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Countless black women have lost their lives to police brutality, and many have put their lives on the line to lead the Black Lives Matter movement.

A Legong Balinese dancer. (Photo from Flickr by Jorge Dalmau)

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Watching white Seattleites’ adopting Indonesian culture taught me that I can fit in here without giving up my identity.

​Kyle Matthews, 21

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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."

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Artist George Tsutakawa's fountain sculpture at Seattle Central College has been revived, after a volunteer campaign. "Fountain" has a vital place in Seattle's Asian American history.

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How do young Black women in the Northwest really think, act, feel and dream?

Hollis Wong-Wear. (Photo by Shyn Midili)

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Not only is Hollis Wong-Wear a multi-talented artist, she is carving a unique niche in the entertainment industry.

Reagan Jackson, author and founder of Many Voices One Tribe, a travel program for young writers of color. (Photo by Joy Okot-Okidi)

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A lifelong writer brings the power of words to young people of color.

Emma Lee Toyoda performs at the EMP. (Photo by Alia Marsha)

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Tired of waiting for role model in indie folk, a young Asian American musician claims her stage.

Sahra Farah, Director of Somali Community Services of Seattle. (Photo by Jama Abdirahman)

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A Somali American pioneer challenges her community

A Water 1st supporter sporting a shirt that says the name of the organization in Amharic, the official language of Ethiopia. (Photo by Aida Solomon)

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Seattle has a huge global aid sector, and a big immigrant population. So why aren't they working together more?

Lee Robinson shows off freshly roasted beans from the Ometepe Island in Nicaragua. (Photo by Hannah Myrick)

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What started as a Reagan-era political protest has grown into a thirty year relationship driven by the Northwest's love of coffee.

(Image by Mintwab Zemeadim)

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The final installment of Globalist Apprentice Aida Solomon's series "I AM ETHIOPIA" profiles an artist who's recasting mainstream media images of her home country.

Mulugeta Abate, chef at Lovage restaurant on 1st Avenue. (Video still by Aida Solomon)

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The second installment of Globalist Apprentice Aida Solomon's series "I AM ETHIOPIA" profiles a Seattle chef who's redefining his culture's cuisine.

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After a year of developing skills in writing, photography, video/audio and reporting for The Seattle Globalist, our youth apprentices are proud to share the following projects with...

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Monica Feliu-Mojer, a biostatistics scientist, is reshaping her field in Seattle and at home in Puerto Rico.

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Before a diverse crowd of Ethiopians and Americans, Gabriel Teodros and the Krar Collective brought an explosion of culture, rhythm and dance to Seattle's...

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International content creator, Dacia Sáenz, knows the power of a well-made film. After working on a film project in El Salvador, called Unfinished Sentences,...

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A international lawyer turned policy analyst, Sahar Fathi, is a powerhouse of social change on a mission to shakeup how city policy is made. When...

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Meet Majd Baniodeh. Sitting down for a Q&A, she takes me on the incredible journey of her life and through her dreams for a...

Merced River with Containers. (Painting by Mary Iverson)

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Why local artist Mary Iverson paints shipping containers in the middle of Yosemite National Park. Drive southbound on the Alaskan Way Viaduct and you'll get...

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For the Burmese community in Kent, the Karen New Year is a chance to show off traditions that have long been repressed back in...