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Metro Procurement RFP 3721

Metro- Parking Access Revenue

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All Things Being Equal

Artist explores discrimination in popular culture

A thought-provoking look at how art can give a window into how modern culture perpetuates discrimination

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Phenomenal Concert Encore

A musical journey of blues and Gospel in America

You’re invited to join this history of American music and celebration of our music legacy

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Oregon Teacher of the Year

Franklin educator receives top honor

Franklin High School special education educator Mercedes Muñoz was named Oregon’s 2020 Teacher of the Year

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In the Middle of a Fight

Candidate opposes former boss and code change push

A proposed change to city code by City Commissioner Chloe Eudaly to lessen the power of neighborhood associations to better serve diverse and underserved populations has become a contentious issue. One of Eudaly’s chief critics is her former employee, public policy consultant Mingus Mapps, who plans to run for her seat.

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Many Stories about Bias in Medicine True

Why some people don’t trust doctors

Biases against people of color have historic significance, even today

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Push for Changes in Police Contract

Advocates outline priorities in open letter

Activists push for open process in negotiating new police union contract

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Anniversary a Musical Tribute

Rev. Dr. T. Allen Bethel to be honored

Concert on Friday, Oct. 25 at Maranatha Church of God will feature renowned gospel singers

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Warming Heads and Hearts

Diverse sewing group gives back

A diverse volunteer sewing group stitches winter warmth for homeless residents

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Music Hall Honors

Recognition for two icons of black community

Paul Knauls and Ural Thomas to be honored by Oregon Music Hall of Fame on Saturday

Metro Procurement ITB-3755

Bids for Concrete Slab replacement

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New Front for Economic Growth

Black Chamber of Commerce fills a void

A new chamber has been formed, the Black American Chamber of Commerce, which promises to provide resources, scholarships and assistance to its members.

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A Beauty Salon on Wheels

Entrepreneur's mobile salon covers entire city

After owning her own beauty salon for years, Rita Calloway started a unique new business: a beauty salon on wheels.

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Kee’s #Loaded Kitchen Cooks up Soul

A Portland favorite with an original dish each day

Food cart owner makes soul food dishes and desserts a signature for good eats

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Cannabis Business Gets a Boost

Grants promoting diversity help level playing field

Green Box, is Portland’s “first best weed delivery service,” where customers can sign up for delivery of a different box each month that contains a combination of edibles, flower, vape pens, extracts, concentrates and more.

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Portland ‘Funkmaster’ Remembered

Music community to pay tribute to Frankie Redding Jr.

Music community to pay tribute to Frankie Redding Sr. on Oct. 20

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Dearly Missed by All

Troy Lee Hunt Jr.

Service are pending for Troy Lee Hunt Jr.

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We Love and Miss You

Victoria Renee Collins

A strong independent woman who dedicated her life to others

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In Loving Memory

Iva Huff-Collins

In memory of Iva Huff-Collins

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Bringing Diversity to Health Care

Program reaches out to young people of color

Program promotes ethnic and racial diversity in health care professions


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