Accessibility advocates like Seattle's Elizabeth Ralston embrace "universal design" — the notion that making facilities, products and systems with a wide range of users in...
Naomi Ishisaka is The Seattle Times’ assistant managing editor for diversity, inclusion and staff development. Her column on race, culture, equity and social justice appears weekly on Mondays.
In the book "My Unforgotten Seattle," the journalist, community leader and former museum director preserves the roots of the Chinatown International District in words.
Attitudes about race and racism are shifting dramatically. That frightens those who want to preserve the status quo — like the current administration. The upside...
'Since I Been Down,' 12 years in the making, focuses on the damaging legacy of the 'tough on crime' era. Tacoma educator and filmmaker Gilda...
Controversies and chaos are dogging the 2020 census. Here’s who stands to lose. | Naomi Ishisaka VIEW
Renters, students, people of color, immigrants and folks who are essential workers all need to stand up and be counted.
Let my best friend’s legacy be more honesty and compassion toward mental illness and addiction | Naomi Ishisaka
Rahwa Habte's public acknowledgment of her struggles may help others in recovery.
Wikipedia falsely said I was convicted of attempted murder. I expected online abuse, but not this. | Naomi Ishisaka
The grind of anonymous online harassment and worse could make women, nonbinary and trans people think twice about becoming journalists at a time when they're...
Many who think the City Council is acting recklessly in cutting the police budget believe the status quo is OK. It isn't.
Who might be left behind when better resourced parents pool their money for private instruction for a few.
30 years after the ADA, disability justice activists are rethinking what true equity looks like | Naomi Ishisaka
Disability rights only go so far. And that's where the push for disability justice has to begin, writes Naomi Ishisaka.