News and Features

Indigenous People Press on to Indigenize Museums

From Underscore (by Brian Bull) – Despite strides, much work is still needed to “Indigenize” museums that offer outdated and Eurocentric views of Indigenous communities.

Applications Now Open – Fourth Annual “How to Look Cool Online” Web Development Workshop

This summer will mark our fourth annual summer web development workshop “How to Look Cool Online”, a workshop to help students with little or no coding experience overcome fears of coding to create their own online platforms for self-expression!

The Beacon Food Forest Belongs to Everybody: BIPOC Leadership Cultivates Equity and Accessibility

From South Seattle Emerald (by Amanda Sorell) – A 7-acre forest in Beacon Hill is home to an ambitious program of community gardening, food sovereignty, and environmental justice.

Community Spotlight: American Presidents Series

Voices Staff – A collation of Alysa Landry’s series for Indian Country Today on United States presidents in anticipation of the 2020 election. Covering George Washington to Barack Obama.

Intended as a ‘third space,’ The Creative Café opens at historic Washington Hall

From International Examiner (by Roxanne Ray) – Opening on MLK Day, January 15th, The Creative Café seeks to provide a “third place” in the Central District.

EchoX “Best” of 2023

With 2023 behind us, here’s a look back at a few of our proudest accomplishments from the year. For such a small team, we were able to do so much! While we would have loved to be able to include all...

Remembering the True Legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

From South Seattle Emerald (by Gennette Cordova) – This Martin Luther King Jr. Day, “consider adopting the spirit of his economic message, rejecting the inaccurate translations of his words, and committing to his goals of disrupting and dismantling white supremacy.”

Photo Essay | MLK March 2023

From South Seattle Emerald (by Susan Fried) – Have a look at last year’s MLK March, and consider getting involved with an event near you!

The Mothers Who Raised Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X and James Baldwin

From 1A, WAMU, NPR – An interview with Anna Malaika Tubbs, author of “The Three Mothers: How the Mothers of Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, and James Baldwin Shaped a Nation”.