Finding the “American” part of my Ethiopian American identity

Why the words that people of African descent use to self-identify matter.
Jan 20, 2016
Horse head fiddle player and throat singer Davaazorig Altangerel performs as part of Mongolian orchestra Agra Bileg at Town Hall last Friday. (Photo by Aida Solomon)

Mongolian jazz kicks off Town Hall’s “Global Rhythms” series

Tejano rock, Hawaiian chanting, and Mongolian jazz all come to Seattle as part of a world music concert series at Town Hall.
Sep 24, 2014
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)

For international aid orgs, an added challenge of getting immigrants involved

Seattle has a huge global aid sector, and a big immigrant population. So why aren't they working together more?
Sep 4, 2014
(Image by Mintwab Zemeadim)

I AM ETHIOPIA: The cross-cultural vision of photographer Mintwab Zemeadim

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.
Aug 13, 2014
Mulugeta Abate, chef at Lovage restaurant on 1st Avenue. (Video still by Aida Solomon)

I AM ETHIOPIA: The fusion flavors of chef Mulugeta Abate

The second installment of Globalist Apprentice Aida Solomon's series "I AM ETHIOPIA" profiles a Seattle chef who's redefining his culture's cuisine.
Aug 5, 2014

In-depth: Globalist apprentices explore Ethiopian-American identity, shellfish contamination

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 you. These in-depth pieces were dreamed up, designed and reported by each apprentice on a topic they are passionate about. Now equipped with some serious reporting skills, we know these young […]
Jul 28, 2014

Seattle’s Smartest Global Women: Monica Feliu-Mojer

Monica Feliu-Mojer, a biostatistics scientist, is reshaping her field in Seattle and at home in Puerto Rico.
Feb 2, 2014

Photos: Krar Collective, Gabriel Teodros celebrate Ethiopian roots

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 Town Hall on Friday. 
Jan 27, 2014

Photos: Afro-Peruvian artists bring mixed heritage to the stage

Last Friday, local and international artists from the De Cajón Project took over the Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute with performances celebrating the fusion of African soul and Latin spirit.
Dec 16, 2013