'Seattle Times' columnist Gene Balk and 'Crosscut' staff are keeping Seattle in the know on trends, politics and more

Steven Matly, Ijeoma Oluo and Robin DiAngelo are our city's leading thinkers on the subject of race

Katie Wilson cofounded the Transit Riders Union in 2011

Tracy Rector's mission is to raise indigenous voices and she's doing just that with Longhouse Media

The gender researcher is the brains behind the groundbreaking TransYouth Project

The freshman councilmember is proving to be a bridge player on an increasingly fractured City Council

The best coaching Chris Petersen does for his University of Washington Huskies occurs off the field

Marshall Foster is leading the charge on the waterfront project

Even as she fights for her life in the U.S., Maru Mora Villalpando has not curtailed her activism one bit

Kji Kelly of Historic Seattle and Cynthia Brothers of Vanishing Seattle are holding their ground