Jamala Henderson, KUOW

Jamala Henderson


Seattle, WA, United States

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Past articles by Jamala:

Washington residents could get non-binary option on birth certificates

Washington state residents could eventually get a third option to designate gender on their birth certificates. That new option would be "non-binary." → Read More

Washington state doesn't have a plan for a nuclear attack

In the event of a nuclear strike there are state laws that literally ban Washington state officials from doing a part of their job. → Read More

Seattle man erases Seattle's school lunch debt, aims for rest of state

With the new school year just around the corner, one Seattle school lunch advocate has plenty to celebrate. → Read More

At 70, Metro's bus driver of the year says 'I love everyone'

When Seattle passengers love their bus driver, they can call a feedback line to sing their praises. → Read More

Green Lake's illegal skate bowl will cost Seattle $33,000

Crews with Seattle Parks and Recreation are dismantling an unauthorized skate park on Duck Island in Green Lake this week. The large concrete bowl was → Read More

That song on your smartphone could be a spy (and not just about your musical tastes)

Smart devices like your phone or tablet could be used to track your movements. A group of computer science researchers at the University of Washington → Read More

This cell phone doesn’t need batteries. It harvests energy from surrounding air

It could be a game changer for future cell phones, and other battery power hogging devices: University of Washington engineers have invented a cell phone → Read More

Development project aims to bring displaced African Americans back to Central District

A coalition of black community groups chose Juneteenth, or Freedom Day, for the ceremonial groundbreaking of a new affordable housing real estate project → Read More

Will Seattle's new energy meters be too smart? The ACLU is worried

Seattle City Light will place advanced meters in homes and apartment buildings this summer. Crews will start installing the meters north of the Ship Canal → Read More


Grandfather Of VR: The Virtual Can Show The Beauty Of The Real

Tom Furness has been working for decades on what is now known as virtual reality and thinks it has the potential to solve the world's biggest problems. But with new power comes new responsibility. → Read More

Anti-Semitic graffiti scrawled on Seattle synagogue

Seattle police are investigating after a Capitol Hill synagogue was vandalized with anti-Semitic, Holocaust-denying graffiti. In a message posted on the → Read More

Why is Seattle so racially segregated?

When you drive to north Seattle from south Seattle, you may notice that the city becomes a lot more white. That’s because north Seattle is 69 percent white → Read More

Gov. Inslee directive targets more LGBTQ inclusive workplaces for state agencies

Washington Governor Jay Inslee wants to recognize the LGBTQ community for more than just one month out of the year. So he's issued a directive to promote → Read More

Some Medina Residents think the new 520 bridge is too loud

The new 520 floating bridge has only been open a little over a week. But apparently it's been grating on the ears of some Medina residents. → Read More

King County Proposes 30 New Ballot Drop-Off Sites

It's a big year for elections, and King County officials are working on a plan to make voting more accessible for residents. The plan involves installing → Read More

Suspect In Seattle Body Parts Case Charged With Murder

UPDATE 4/13/2016, 4:30 p.m. The man arrested in the death of a 40-year-old Renton woman was charged Wednesday with first-degree murder. John Robert → Read More

Police Report Seattle Car Prowls Up 22 Percent

It's a quick crime of opportunity that's happening more often in Seattle. According to the latest crime stats released by the Seattle Police department, → Read More

New Homeless Shelter For Young People Already Can't Meet Demand

As Seattle struggles through a homelessness crisis, more services are coming online to help meet additional need. A new privately funded young adult emerge → Read More

Your Smartphone Signals Could Make That Bus Arrive On Time

On a rainy Seattle morning, Cameka Knock stands at a bus stop near Edmonds and Rainier in Columbia City. She takes the bus to school, and she says that rec → Read More

Grandfather Of VR: The Virtual Can Show The Beauty Of The Real

Thomas Furness is known as the pioneer who stood at the inception of what we know today as virtual reality. He often gets called the "grandfather of → Read More