Police shooting initiative calls for greater training, accountability

Initiative 940 aims to decrease use of physical or deadly force by training police in de-escalation skills and increase accountability in police shootings.
Jul 7, 2017

Saying her name: Reflections on Charleena Lyles

A Globalist writer reflects at a vigil for Charleena Lyles.
Jun 27, 2017

Seattle May Day marchers “share songs, share space” to support immigrants, workers

Dozens of local organizations gathered Monday afternoon for the May Day March from Judkins Park to Seattle Center to support workers and immigrants rights.
May 2, 2017

Young Somalis raise $5,000 for drought relief at Seattle fundraiser

“Somali Wild n’ Out 206” raised more than $5,000 to support efforts to fight the devastating drought in Somalia.
Apr 19, 2017
Somali Americans gathered in SeaTac in early March for an emergency fundraiser to provide relief for the ongoing drought Somalia (Photo by Damme Getachew)

Survival first, safety second: Somalia drought overshadows travel ban

Trump's travel ban came just as drought has put millions of Somalis at risk of starvation, leaving the local community grappling with dual emergencies.
Mar 15, 2017

Young women of color wonder what Trump presidency will bring

And what kind of country did we have?
Nov 9, 2016
Seattle Ethiopian Protest (Photo by Damme Getachew)

Seattle Ethiopians march in solidarity with protests back home

Seattle Ethiopians marched to the Federal Building to protest Ethiopian government oppression — and the lack of attention that it gets in Western countries.
Aug 20, 2016

Long odds: Defending yourself in U.S. Immigration Court

Why it’s so hard to successfully defend yourself in U.S. Immigration Court — and why so many people do it anyway.
Aug 15, 2016
Black in America

Photos: How it feels to be Black in America right now

After a week of horrific violence, I decided to log off and check-in on the local black community here in Seattle in person. Here's what I found.
Jul 14, 2016

Seattle’s Smartest Global Women: Angela Tucker

Through "The Adopted Life" platform, Angela Tucker centers the voices of adoptees to educate nationally around transracial adoption.
Jun 6, 2016