The child of Japanese immigrants in Hawaii, Kazuo Yamane helped America bring the war against Japan to a swifter end. His contribution came at a...
Tyrone Beason offers his perspective on the social-justice issues that define our times, reporting on the people, events and movements shaping our civic discourse. He previously wrote cover stories for the paper's Sunday magazine Pacific NW.
In a time of contentious and confounding politics, we have a clear choice: work toward a more perfect union or settle for an imperfect one.
For Hendrix in his time, and me in my own, visiting the African continent highlights the unlikely journey of the descendants of slaves.
Jeff Bezos' $2 billion Day One Fund is an impressive move, but we need to see more heart, soul and innovation in his giving.
Total Experience Gospel Choir’s last days: Pat Wright built legacy with gusto of a freedom fighter | Tyrone Beason WATCH
After 45 years, Patrinell Wright is retiring the Total Experience Gospel Choir, which started in a high school and has performed all over the world.
No longer hiding in plain sight: An undocumented writer couldn’t live a lie, so why should we? | Tyrone Beason
Fellow immigrants Jose Antonio Vargas and Carlos Bulosan lived their lives at different times and in different ways. But their search for belonging in America...
Black Lives Matter activist to visit Seattle with stories from the front lines and a call to action | Tyrone Beason
Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson is scheduled to be in town Friday to talk about his work and his new book, “On the Other...
Jury duty taught me that for justice to be blind, courtrooms should look like you and me | Tyrone Beason
Courts are tackling historically low jury-duty turnout and addressing unconscious bias, but serving taught me there's more we can do.