Garfield BSU member Alyssa King speaks at Jan. 22 event, "From Black Power to Black Lives Matter: A forum with 1968 Olympic medalist John Carlos.

Garfield High School’s Black Student Union keeps legacy of activism strong

Garfield High School’s Black Student Union strengthens the school’s civil rights legacy with a new set of challenges and opportunities.

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Categories: Education, Politics

The media descend upon the Hindu Temple and Cultural Center in Bothell, after it was vandalized. (Photo by Ayesh Photography via CAIR-WA.)

Second Seattle-area Hindu temple vandalized

The Hindu temple in Kent reported broken windows and graffiti — the second vandalism at a Hindu temple in the Seattle area in a few weeks.

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Categories: News, Religion

Nestora with Olinalá community police. (Photo courtesy Free Nestora Salgado.)

Nestora Salgado’s family prepares for long court fight in Mexico in vigilante case

Family told that Renton woman faces 1,000 years in prison in Mexico, accused of kidnapping after organizing a community police force.

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Categories: Aid and Development, Politics

Zahra Abidi is program director at an Islamic center and mosque that received an emailed bomb threat in 2012. (Greg Gilbert / The Seattle Times)

Hate crimes targeting Muslims on the rise in Washington

A rash of hate crimes around the Northwest have left lasting scars on international communities.

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Categories: Columnists, Conflict, Featured, Religion

The Capitol Hill club uses their name against Bruce Lee's image to promote their venue. (Photo from Chop Suey Facebook page)

Musicians say Seattle club ‘Chop Suey’ needs a name change

Seattle music mainstay Chop Suey is getting some unwanted attention upon new ownership.

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Categories: Arts & Culture, Featured, Music, News

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