Black Lives Matter bring peaceful march to Safeco Field

Demonstrators also followed the lead of San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick by kneeling as the National Anthem played over the speakers.
Oct 3, 2016
Ilhan Omar is poised to become the first Somali American elected to a state legislature. (Photo from

“A new era of representation” for Somali Americans in politics?

Ilhan Omar’s high-profile campaign in Minnesota is "a wake up call” that Washington could have better representation of Somali Americans in politics.
Sep 16, 2016

#ShoutYourAbortion anniversary event shows strengths of emerging movement

One year after the start of the social media hashtag, #ShoutYourAbortion is developing into an inclusive women's health and women's rights movement.
Sep 15, 2016

5 Taiwanese phrases I wish we had in English

Mandarin is more common in bigger cities like Taipei and places like department stores, but Taiwanese is the sound of the night markets and bustling streets.
Aug 3, 2016

“What’s Done is Done” blends Bollywood with Shakespeare in touring show

Unique spin on "Macbeth" aims to appeal to audiences beyond Seattle's South Asian diaspora.
Jul 28, 2016
Rev. Bishop David Kuol of the Awerial Diocese of South Sudan talks with a resident of The Jungle underneath I-5. The Reverend is touring the United States and visiting with Sudanese who have resettled here, including several "Lost Boys" now living in the homeless encampment. (Photo by Sy Beam / The Seattle Times)

#SeaHomeless: Globalist Perspectives on Seattle Homelessness

While Seattle’s homeless population experiences unique challenges, our city reflects issues that have yet to be solved across the nation and world.
Jun 29, 2016