Culture Fix

What to Do After Work September 3–5

A blues musician celebrates 50 years, an author examines the Black Lives Matter movement, and a documentary links art to the mind.

09/03/2019 By Lily Hansen and Courtney Cummings

The Sporting Life

Pigskin and Politics

When the season starts this month, the Seahawks will be a different, possibly less vocal team. Can we still love them?

08/14/2018 By Tricia Romano

News Roundup

Charleena Lyles, Government Shutdown, and Health Care

A roundup of three top stories to watch out for this week.

06/26/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Back Fence

White Responses Matter

Because there’s only one group that can end white privilege. The privileged.

11/16/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Morning Fizz

New Poll: Voters Feel Good, Inslee in Solid Positon Heading into Election

Inslee up by double digits, plus part two of our Black Lives Matter Q&A.

10/07/2016 By Josh Feit and Cassandra Calderon

One Question

Navigating the Nuances of Seattle's Black Lives Matter Movement from Within

A Q&A with local BLM leader about the logistics of disrupting Seattle's streets.

10/06/2016 By Cassandra Calderon and Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Planning While Black: Keynote Speaker at City Planning Conference Expands Definition of Placemaking

Expanding the definition of city planning, expanding renters' rights, and expanding the downtown streetcar.

09/28/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Protesters Dog Murray Budget Speech

Murray talks directly about Black Lives Matter while protesters kept out of speech.

09/27/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

In Nod to Black Lives Matter, Controversial North Precinct Police Station Taken Off Table in New Budget

Mayor and North Seattle council member Juarez still committed to new station, but agree to further scrutiny.

09/16/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Black Lives Matter Condemns New Police Precinct at Tense Council Hearing

Council votes 7-1 to move ahead with new north Seattle precinct over objections and boos from crowd.

08/16/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Black Friday Met with Black Lives Matter Protests

Black Lives Matter protesters make strong showing at annual shopping holiday.

11/30/2015 By Josh Kelety

Morning Fizz

Black Lives Matter Activists Call on Police to Honor Protesters' First Amendment Rights

Black Lives Matter, votes matter, and privilege matters.

11/25/2015 By Josh Feit and Josh Kelety

Critic's Notebook

Support Black-Owned Restaurants in Portland This Weekend

Where racial consciousness meets dining out.

08/27/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Morning Fizz

Anti-Semitism Creeps into Recent Black Lives Matter March

Recent Black Lives Matter rally marred by anti-Semitic rhetoric.

08/26/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Sawant Quiet on Sanders Flap, Banks Applauds Marissa Johnson and Mara Willaford

Banks on Black Lives Matter, Sawant on FDR, Juarez on Ronald Reagan

08/13/2015 By Josh Feit

Guest Opinion

Seattle's Liberal Comfort Zone Exposed

What happened at Westlake was very Seattle.

08/11/2015 By Roger Valdez

Morning Fizz

Black Activists Strike Again: East African Immigrants Condemn Murray Proposal

This time racism takes center stage at a council meeting as activists condemn Murray's huffing and puffing over hookah lounges.

08/11/2015 By Josh Feit

Guest Opinion

Inconveniencing White Liberals

White people don't get to decide when race is on the table and when it's not.

08/10/2015 By Tim Harris

Morning Fizz

Black Lives Matter Protesters Shut Down Bernie Sanders Speech at Westlake

Local Black Lives Matter protesters commandeer the microphone at a Sanders speech and demand focus on racial justice.

08/10/2015 With Josh Kelety