East Africa

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

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A Somali American pioneer challenges her community

Hamza Ibrahim, 18, leaps for a rebound during a Companion Athletics basketball game. His team, representing the Ethiopian Muslim Association of Seattle (EAMS) won the championship last year — and involvement in the league encouraged Ibrahim to get his grades up. (Photo by Alex Stonehill)

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A new all East African basketball league in Tukwila has given Somali, Ethiopian and Eritrean teens a chance to show off their skills, and raise their grades.

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An open letter from representatives of the Somali and East African communities about crime and discrimination on Capitol Hill.

Break dancing in Uganda during the Obumu Media Lab workshops earlier this year. (Photo by Scott Macklin)

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Ziwa will be showing until the end of July at the 2312 Gallery. All proceeds from art sold at the show go directly to arts education organizations.

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A pair of young artists who are immigrants from Eritrea are staging a show, “Memories from Back Home” at the Metrocenter YMCA starting July 10.