A game between Team Shafi and Team Al-Huda in the Companion Athletics basketball league at Foster High School in Tukwila last Sunday. The all East African basketball league started last year and now involves about 180 players. Players are required to keep their grades above a C average to participate. (Photo by Alex Stonehill)

A game between Team Shafi and Team Al-Huda in the Companion Athletics basketball league at Foster High School in Tukwila last Sunday. The all East African basketball league started last year and now involves about 180 players. Players are required to keep their grades above a C average to participate. (Photo by Alex Stonehill)

A game between Team Shafi and Team Al-Huda in the Companion Athletics basketball league at Foster High School in Tukwila last Sunday. The all East African basketball league started last year and now involves about 180 players. Players are required to keep their grades above a C average to participate. (Photo by Alex Stonehill)

Alex Stonehill

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.

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