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PSU Black Studies at Risk, Professor says

Administration called out for toxic environment

White woman heads up Multicultural Center

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Activist Pastor on Moral Crisis

Group brings national speaker on social justice

Rev. William Barber II, an outspoken advocate for social justice and grassroots activism, was keynote for Meyer Memorial Trust Equity Speaker Series on race, equity, inclusion and diversity.

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Saved for Albina Head Start

Nonprofit buys church property with community help

The presence of Albina Head Start in Portland’s diverse Woodlawn neighborhood will continue thanks to the successful purchase of the Woodlawn Methodist Church at Northeast 15th and Dekum

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Youth of the Year

Inspiring role model serves her community

Outspoken and inspiring, she plans to become a lawyer

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In Loving Memory

Lois Alfreda Jackson

Lovingly married for 65 years

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Death and Dying as a Black Studies Professor

The toxicity of racism at Portland State

Portland State University Black Studies Department Chair writes critical piece on lack of support

Metro Procurement ITB-3776

Space Reconfiguration Upgrades Project-

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Mt. Hood Jazz Festival Returning

Musicians sign up for April 2020 show

The popular Mt. Hood Jazz Festival will return to Mt. Hood Community College this spring after 15 years

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New Vision for Rose Festival Court

Online signups and voting encourage participation

Applications for the 2020 Rose Festival Court are now available online

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Happy 100th Birthday!

Herbert Amerson, most loved centenarian

Herbert L. Amerson is celebrating his 100th birthday on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019.

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Seeking Help for Thanksgiving Meal

Community liaison trying to gather the resources

The Walnut Park Homeless Shelter is not scheduled to serve a meal on Thanksgiving Day, but those plans could change with volunteer help

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Public Airing on Police Contract

Mayor, commissioner to host two meetings

Goal is to educate the public about the collective bargaining process and to document people’s concerns about the new contract

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First Playoff Win Ever

Parkrose advances with their hero coach

The headlines keep coming for Parkrose High School and their hero head football coach Keaton Lowe.

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Confronting the Erasure of Women in Juarez

New play bears witness to heartache

Since 1993, the women of Juárez, Mexico have been disappearing and no one has solved the mystery

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In Loving Memory

Dorothy Marie Reid

Homecoming service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 15 at New Hope Baptist Church

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Honor Veterans and Protect the Postal Service

I’m a veteran from a family of veterans

Across the country, nearly 113,000 veterans now serve as postal workers.

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Black College Tour Enriches Lives

Young people explore paths to success

Local nonprofit helps young people meet challenges, overcome obstacles

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Online Sports Betting Debut

Launch comes with hopes and concerns

Players must be 21 to use Scoreboard and can set up the app on both IOS and Android devices.

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Giving Voice to Economic Truths

Actors contribute to script in new play

The play investigates the narrative of the American economic dream for black Americans, drawing from many sources.

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Political Message Draws Fire

Citizen calls out Blue Lives Matter sticker on police vehicle

A political “Blue Lives Matter” sticker on the window of a Portland police squad car has drawn the ire of a local citizen


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