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Aug. 6 marks the 70th anniversary of Hiroshima's atomic bombings and one of the world's largest and oldest Japanese lantern ceremonies outside Japan.

Activists protest against Fidelity Investments, fourth largest Chevron investor outside the office building in Downtown Seattle(Photo by Goorish Wibneh)

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Seattle activists called the Unist’ot’en Nation violation “The Keystone XL In Seattle’s Backyard.”

Ryun Yu portrays Gordon Hirabayashi. (Photo by Michael Lamont)

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Biographical play "Hold These Truths" depicting Gordon Hirabayashi's fight for civil rights sees a big sophomore year at Seattle's ACT Theatre.

The Station luxury apartments was one of 13 rental property sites charged with discrimination last month. (Photo by Christina Twu)

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What could desegregation efforts mean for Seattle housing, according to new federal and city-level plans?

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Media investing in diverse youth pays dividends like no other. Here are just three benefits.

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A new documentary, "Kenbe Fem," featuring David Pierre-Louis' efforts to rebuild his family's hometown in Haiti debuts this Thursday, June 25.

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Dreaming of a career in photojournalism or just want to take your cell phone pictures to the next level? Join us Thursday for a picture perfect photo workshop.

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Want to contribute to Nepal earthquake relief? New investigations show you might be better off going grassroots and avoiding big aid organizations.

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Terrell Jackson, grandson of the original owners of Catfish Corner, is selling his family’s legendary fried catfish, hush puppies, fries, and tartar sauce out of a tent near the Rainier Beach Link light rail station.

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Filipina drag queen Aleksa Manila talks about taking inspiration from her mother and becoming a powerful voice in Seattle's LGBTQ community.

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As a second-generation nuss-nuss (“half n’ half”) Arab American who is Lebanese and German,  it was only in my adult life that I took...

A BoltBus driver loads luggage into the bottom of a bus in Seattle. (Photo by Holly Thorpe)

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No car? No cash? No problem. With the advent of cheap, “alternative” travel, crossing the border is easier than ever. But are transport services like BoltBus cheapening the experience of traveling “meaningfully?"

The coffee at Cortona Café is good and strong. Shop owner, Ice, will wake you up with a hot cup while a catchy mix of music gets your foot tapping long before the caffeine-induced jitters catch up (Photo by Brie Ripley).

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“This is a place where people build relationships” Central District resident Amanda Predmore says of Cortona Café “It’s one of the most intimate cafés in the city.”

A vendor in the famous Ankara alley of Balogun Market in Lagos. (Photo by Lola Akinmade)

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At first glance, Seattle may not have a lot in common with Africa's largest city. But a Lagos native says a few things about the Emerald City always remind her of home.

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Seattle Afghans gather at a vigil remember the brutal March 19 murder of Farkhunda, calling for justice in a case that has gripped the nation.

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The continued detainment of five young feminist activists in China more than three weeks later, leaves more questions to be answered.

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What’s in a name? For Viet Cong, who plays a sold-out show in Seattle this Friday, way more than they thought.

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With popular media influencing U.S. perceptions of El Salvador, it's easy to forget the progressive democratic changes that are underway.

Two children play around Chaharshanbeh Suri bonfires, a Nowruz opening ceremony the author grew up with. (Photo by Lucinda Homa Gray)

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Ancient Nowruz traditions celebrated around the world make a big splash in Seattle.

Eveline Murray and her husband Hugh opened Galway Traders on St. Patrick’s Day in 1983. (Photo by Lindsey Boisvin)

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After 32 years in a historic house in Ballard, the Galway Traders Irish import shop is being displaced by a new housing development.

Emerald City Supporters lead the "March to the Match" from Pioneer Square to CenturyLink Field at last Sunday's home opener. (Photo by Justice Magraw)

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If you are a Seahawks fan, or Mariners fan, or aren't that into sports at all, this is your year to fall in love with the Seattle Sounders.