On virtually every level, “legal” paths to immigration have been blockaded or removed — a phenomenon known as the “invisible wall.”
Naomi Ishisaka writes about race, culture and equity, through a social-justice lens. Her column appears weekly on Mondays.
The criminalization of immigration is neither just nor unavoidable, writes author César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández, who appears at Seattle's Town Hall on Dec. 9.
Atlantic Street Center brings about a life-changing meeting between two mothers, a generation apart | Naomi Ishisaka | Naomi Ishisaka
Through the Teens As Parents Program, one-time teen mother Michelle Mitchell-Brannon gave Gabbie Price the support she needed to thrive as a mom.
Vu Le, a nonprofit leader based in South Seattle, started the blog Nonprofit AF in 2013 by marrying serious topics such as equity in the...
The mental brutalization of solitary confinement is not just inhumane, it’s self defeating — antithetical to the goals of successful rehabilitation and integration.
Ageism casts a shadow over the twilight of Larry Gossett's King County Council career | Naomi Ishisaka
Voters dismissed Larry Gossett Tuesday night, throwing support behind a candidate less than half his age. But what many don't understand is that tomorrow's leaders...
Hidden spring in Seattle park wins landmark designation after hard-fought effort | Naomi Ishisaka VIEW
The recent designation of líq’tәd (Licton) Springs Park as a city landmark raises important questions about what we value as a city, what deserves protection...
With eyes everywhere, Ring’s Neighbors app and other surveillance technologies deepen racial divides | Naomi Ishisaka
People of color and white people have different perceptions of suspicion, crime and policing — and digital tools like Nextdoor, Facebook community groups and Ring...
The face of the campaign to reject affirmative action by voting no on Referendum 88 is nearly all Asian American.
Let’s ‘be brave enough to talk to one another’: Introducing the newest Seattle Times columnist | Naomi Ishisaka
Naomi Ishisaka invites readers into a conversation about current events, power and justice, with respect, humility and honesty.