Fail Fast

At Seattle's Largest Companies, Juneteenth Doesn't Mean a Day Off

With a few exceptions, the private sector hasn't matched local and federal government recognition of the holiday.

06/18/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Longer Days

NAAM Is Putting on Its First Juneteenth Week

Across nine days, the museum presents 10 events to commemorate the holiday, both online and in person.

06/11/2021 By Stefan Milne

ANARCHIST JURISDICTION

What Really Happened in CHOP?

One year ago, protesters transformed six blocks on Capitol Hill and captured the nation’s attention. Nobody knew where this would go.

06/08/2021 By Marcus Harrison Green

Saying Their Names

A Capitol Hill Light Project Honors Washingtonians Killed by Police

Through June 8, victims' names will appear on the west facade of Saint Mark's Episcopal Cathedral.

05/27/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

News Wire

Seattle Reacts as Jury Finds Derek Chauvin Guilty of Murder

Statements, silence, and protest all characterized the hours after justice was finally rendered.

04/21/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

News Wire

Seattle and Tacoma Police Officers Keep Getting Investigated

This weekend's viral video of a Tacoma police officer running someone over is only the latest incident to prompt a probe.

01/26/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Health Care Equity

Seattle Children’s Hospital Racism Probe Took Center Stage on MLK Day

Former U.S. attorney general Eric Holder will investigate allegations made by Dr. Ben Danielson.

01/19/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

YEAR IN REVIEW

Our 10 Most-Read Seattle Stories of the Year

Here are the articles (and takeout lists) that captured the city's attention in 2020.

12/31/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

Timeline

Everything That Happened in Seattle This Year, Non-Covid Edition

Covid-19 masked some major, and not so major, happenings in our city. We've got you covered.

12/29/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

2020 Taken By Storm

Breanna Stewart Is a Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year

The Storm superstar is one of five activist-minded athletes to receive the magazine's annual honor.

12/08/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

2020 Election

Bummed about Biden? Celebrate These Local Progressive Wins

The president-elect's record shouldn't overshadow down-ballot triumphs for Puget Sound region progressives.

11/10/2020 By Christy Carley

2020 Relief

Biden’s Victory Brought Joyful Noise Back to Seattle

Saturday's political revelry should revive an early pandemic ritual.

11/09/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Quote Unquote

Omari Salisbury Bears Witness to Seattle’s Season of Protest

“Time and time and time again, the journalist hat came off.”

09/29/2020 By Allison Williams

Group Chat

How Can Seattle Schools Work Toward Racial Equity?

Systemic change requires an overhaul, not a quick fix. But three education experts offer some improvements they’d like to see in the meantime.

09/15/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Uprising Review

Seattle's Summer of Protest for Black Lives: A Timeline

More than three months of calls for police to end brutality against Black and Indigenous Americans.

09/04/2020 By Stefan Milne

Taking Action

Where to Protest in Seattle August 28–30

After three months, calls for change continue.

08/27/2020 By Stefan Milne

No Justice, No Games

Seattle Athletes Helped Power a Revolutionary Day in Sports

By opting not to play on Wednesday, they removed a distraction from injustice in America.

08/27/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Taking Action

Where to Protest in Seattle August 7–10

Here are places to join calls for change.

08/07/2020 By Sam Luikens

Resilient Seattle

Minding the Ever-Wider Gap Between the Community and the Police

Victoria Beach started the pandemic with a hard job as liaison with the police. Then it got even harder.

08/04/2020 By Allison Williams

Taking Action

Where to Protest in Seattle July 31–August 3

Calls for change continue. Here are places to join them.

07/30/2020 By Sam Luikens