By KEN MILLER Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A Republican Oklahoma state senator is drawing criticism for referring to Asian Americans as “yellow families” during a legislative committee meeting on racial inequity. Sen. Dave Rader of Tulsa made the comment on Oct. 20 to Oklahoma Policy Institute analyst Damion Shade following Shade’s comments during […]
The Seattle Public Library (SPL) wants your input on when you want your neighborhood library to be open.
In 1995, as fundamentalism began to take root in Pakistan, teenager Anvar Faris and his family—not quite unanimously—decide to leave their home in Karachi to start over in California. When they get there, Anvar’s deeply devout mother and model-Muslim brother are the first to adjust to American life, while Anvar’s more laidback father initially struggles. As for Anvar, he commits to (and takes pride in) being a bad Muslim.
Of course, whether or not I like a movie is totally subjective and based on me. But not entirely. Some movies are dubbed classics and nearly everyone likes them, while other movies are quirky cult-classics that only a select few enjoy. But whether or not you will like 2021’s “Dune,” the newest attempt to put Frank Herbert’s story on the big screen, depends very much on who you are and what you bring to the movie.
Oct. 24, 2021 Dear Sir or Madam, Political campaigns provide the public an opportunity to better understand and evaluate candidates running for office. They are a necessary part of our democracy. Unfortunately, in Seattle’s mayoral race, City Council President Lorena Gonzalez and her paid consultants have resorted to racist fear mongering tactics. A new ad […]
As survivors of gender-based violence, we want to raise our voices in response to Bruce Harrell’s attempts to silence us and the many other voices of victims who have suffered at the hands of their abusers. We are waiting for Harrell to apologize for his actions and take responsibility for the harm he is perpetuating […]