Kennie Amaefule (Photo by Anil Kapahi / Columns Magazine)

Boko Haram and Ebola put fear in Nigeria volunteers

For Seattle aid volunteers headed to West Africa, a fine balance between compassion and fear.

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Categories: Aid and Development, Columnists

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Please touch the art: new exhibit invites more than just looking

Next time you drive by "the mysterious place with all the marble" right next to the Delridge onramp for the West Seattle Bridge, stop in and say "hi" to sculptor Sabah Al-Dhaher

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Categories: Arts & Culture, Columnists

Migrant domestic workers lay low on a Sunday afternoon at Victoria Park. Sundays are their only day off in Hong Kong. (Photo by Chong Kai Xiong)

Exchange connects Seattle Black liberation to Hong Kong Umbrella movements

How a transpacific exchange connects Seattle Black liberation to Hong Kong Umbrella movements.

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Categories: Conflict, Featured, Immigration, Labor, Politics, Travel

Rep. Suzan DelBene, D-WA1, invited DREAMer Juan Macedo de Alba of Mount Vernon to Obama's 2015 State of the Union address. (Photo courtesy Rep. Suzan DelBene's office.)

Washington DREAMer invited to State of the Union

DREAMer Juan Macedo de Alba was in the audience of President Barack Obama's seventh State of the Union address, as a guest of Rep. Suzan DelBene, a year after the honor student faced deportation.

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Categories: Immigration, Politics

Lion dancers help celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year in Seattleā€™s International District in 2011. (Photo by Joe Mabel)

5 ways to ring in the Lunar New Year in the Northwest

The Year of the Sheep is coming! Where to catch the Lunar New Year action around the Seattle area.

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Categories: Arts & Culture

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