Colorism unites women of color at “I AM: The Procession” tomorrow

Artist Kimisha Turner's colorism-inspired installation is a half-mile, walking healing ceremony from Daejeon Park to Northwest African American Museum.
Aug 24, 2016

5 Farsi phrases I wish we had in English

Five Farsi phrases and words that make you wish English wasn’t so boring.
Jul 20, 2016

“Blanket of Fear” play reprises Thursday night

After 12 years, TRIBE Project's "Blanket of Fear" play takes on a new relevance.
Jun 26, 2016

Middle Easterners love to dance, Maz Jobrani has proof

LA comic Maz Jobrani shows us how funny Iranian and Middle Eastern people are. His new movie "Jimmy Vestvood: American Hero" takes it to the next level.
Jun 1, 2016

Seattle University sit-in protests curriculum, school culture

A sit-in at Seattle University protests the Eurocentric curriculum, the school climate and the resignation of the dean of the Matteo Ricci College program.
May 19, 2016

Inay’s closing means big changes for Beacon Hill artist Atasha Manila

Remembered for her packed, Friday night drag shows at Inay's Asian Pacific Cuisine, Atasha Alfajora, AKA Atasha Manila, opens a new chapter in her life.
May 3, 2016

Nikkita Oliver connects art, activism and education

Meet Nikkita Oliver, Seattle poet, teaching artist, lawyer and jail chaplain.
Mar 21, 2016
Mahroo Keshavarz. (Photo by The Seattle Globalist)

“There’s a whole population of children not being addressed”

"There's a whole population of children not being addressed"
Mar 11, 2016

Africatown initiative receives Seattle Human Rights Award

As black residents and businesses get priced out of the Central District, Africatown Innovation Center ensures black lives benefit from Seattle's tech boom.
Dec 9, 2015
The Ezell's training team and local employees outside the new franchise in Sharjah, near Dubai. (Photo via Ezell's website)

Fried chicken knows no borders

Seattle favorite Ezell's looks to capitalize on the global love of fried chicken.
Nov 17, 2015
A child contributes to an interactive art portion of the exhibit. (Photo by Mahroo Keshavarz)

MOHAI spotlights Seattle hip-hop’s under-recognized gems

What will keep the legacy of Seattle hip-hop moving? MOHAI exhibit curators have an idea.
Sep 25, 2015

Who gave Central District crosswalks a Pan-African makeover?

Red, black and green paint turned up on crosswalks around the Central District last weekend, honoring the neighborhood's African-American legacy.
Aug 5, 2015

Film featuring Seattle entrepreneur David Pierre-Louis brings Haiti home

A new documentary, "Kenbe Fem," featuring David Pierre-Louis' efforts to rebuild his family's hometown in Haiti debuts this Thursday, June 25.
Jun 23, 2015
Iranian pop singer Amitis and Snoop Dogg, united by green screen. (Photo via YouTube)

Snoop Dogg as gateway to Iranian culture?

Am I the only Iranian American excited about this new Snoop Dogg cameo?
Jun 8, 2015

Capoeira catching on in exercise-crazed Seattle

Looking for a way to stay active through the winter? This Brazilian martial arts-dance hybrid might be your game.
Oct 9, 2014

How to celebrate Nowruz, the Persian New Year, like a pro

Go from novice to pro with these 7 ways to celebrate Nowruz, the Persian New Year.
Mar 20, 2014

The rice is right: a Globalist guide to Persian eating

Welcome to Iranian culture, where hospitality is king and food is the first step to friendship. 
Jul 10, 2013

Perfume is not enough: The shocking shift in Iranian beauty standards

Despite a conservative culture, plastic surgery and eating disorders are all the rage in Iran. Is Western culture to blame?
Apr 18, 2013