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Hmong New Year: A Celebration for All
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Hmong New Year: A Celebration for All

By Christy Pham November 1, 2017

This week, Kia Vang is cleaning and polishing the numerous coins attached to the waist of her tunic and around her hat, both pieces …
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Dough Zone Brings Dumplings and More to the International District
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Dough Zone Brings Dumplings and More to the International District

By Jay Friedman October 23, 2017

The Dough Zone Dumpling House empire has expanded west, finally coming to Seattle and settling into the International District. It’s the fifth location of …
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Lit Crawl 2017: You’re Booked
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Lit Crawl 2017: You’re Booked

By Carla Bell October 18, 2017

There’s something about Lit Crawl that feels just our own. It’s distinctly Seattle, like Velcro sandals in the rain, Lake Washington on opening …
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CHIEF SI’AHL
1 year ago

CHIEF SI’AHL

On #IndigenousPeoplesDay we present The Honorable Cecile Hansen, great-great-grandniece to Chief Si’ahl – known by most as Chief “Seattle”, the Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center, rebuilt after it and nearly …
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Reflecting on Tommy Le’s death: How Vietnamese Communities Practice Radical Justice and Love
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Reflecting on Tommy Le’s death: How Vietnamese Communities Practice Radical Justice and Love

By Jessica Boyd August 17, 2017

Let’s start by saying his name and reflecting on the fact that Tommy Le, a young man from our community, your community, this community, …
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Gallery: Tensions mount in Westlake Park as ‘Patriots’ are met with Counter-protest
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Gallery: Tensions mount in Westlake Park as ‘Patriots’ are met with Counter-protest

By Melissa Lin Photos and video by Carla Bell

August 16, 2017

Tensions were high at Westlake Park in Seattle last Saturday, August 13 as hundreds stood on opposing sides …
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Majority of Chinatown-ID residents oppose MHA at town hall meeting
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Majority of Chinatown-ID residents oppose MHA at town hall meeting

Nick Turner July 24, 2017

The Memorial Hall of the Nisei Veterans Committee in Little Saigon was once used for kendo practice. Kids from the neighborhood would dawn the mesh …
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Ethnic Seattle’s top picks for local spots at Bite of Seattle
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Ethnic Seattle’s top picks for local spots at Bite of Seattle

Lalaine Ignao and Melissa Lin July 22, 2017

If you’ve been craving delicious food this week, don’t worry—Bite of Seattle has returned. Voted “Best Food Festival,” this event, which began …
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“We Got to Do Better, We Must Do Better”—More Ethnic Studies Programs in Seattle Public Schools Unanimously Approved
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“We Got to Do Better, We Must Do Better”—More Ethnic Studies Programs in Seattle Public Schools Unanimously Approved

Carla Bell July 10, 2017

Last Wednesday evening, with questions of definition and implementation still unanswered, the Seattle Public Schools (SPS) Board of Directors unanimously approved Seattle School District #1 …
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How Can We Solve Inequity Within Seattle Public Schools?—With #EthnicStudiesNow
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How Can We Solve Inequity Within Seattle Public Schools?—With #EthnicStudiesNow

Carla Bell July 1, 2017

I walked through the double doors of the John Stanford Center for Educational Excellence on Wednesday evening and was instantly gathered up into a spirit …
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