Cultural critic Michael Harriot is masterful at translating the complex issues of race into twitter threads you'd actually want to read. He manages to take weighty, hard topics and make them understandable and funny. Harriot's witty social commentary also appears in his new book, "Black AF History: The Un-Whitewashed Story of America," which he hopes will give readers a new lens for viewing American history.
After a long journey - some traveling from as far away as Hawaii and Alaska - a weeklong celebration is being held at the Muckleshoot Powwow Grounds near Auburn. Many Tribes are gathered together in celebration and sharing of stories and dance.
Seattle’s Bon-Odori, the Japanese Folk dancing festival returned for the first time since the pandemic. Organizers say about 3,000 people attended the 91st annual summer festival.
When you think of hula, you might picture dances you’ve seen in Disney movies, or on a summer trip to Hawaiʻi. But that’s just scratching the surface of what hula is. There’s so much more. And RadioActive Youth Media’s Terina Papatu is here to show you.
Seattle is known for a lot of stuff…but not bagels.
In February, the city council voted to make Seattle the first city in the country to ban discrimination based on a person’s caste.
The vote was a watershed for those who say that caste discrimination exists even in the United States. And for one supporter of the measure, it was a chance to open up about an identity that she had kept hidden.
Master basketmaker and National Heritage Fellowship winner Ed Carriere is teaming up with a retired WSU archeologist to explore the recent and ancient history of Native basket weaving, as Carriere works to keep the traditional techniques he learned from his great-grandmother alive.
Seattle has the third largest Sephardic Jewish population in the U.S. A recent symposium at the University of Washington, “Muestros Artistas," featured six Sephardic artists — a mix of musicians, writers, and painters from across the country.