Marks 10 years since death by police sniper
Albina Ministerial Alliance Coalition for Justice and Police Reform hosts Saturday gathering.
Comedy tackles teen challenges
The breakout hit comedy ‘School Girls’ or ‘The African Mean Girls Play” explores the challenges facing teenage girls.
Community focus on unjust discipline of black girls
The community is invited to see the injustice and consider the solutions behind a new trend making African American girls the fastest-growing population in the criminal justice system.
U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib will be in Portland Saturday to address housing justice.
Rep. Earl Blumenauer, Portland’s representative in Congress, is bringing Tlaib to Jefferson High School in north Portland.
ODOT to consider buildable lots over I-5
The ODOT Commission will meet this Thursday in Lake Oswego to conside a presentation from ODOT experts on the Interstate 5 Rose Quarter Improvement Project.
A timely insight into today’s economic woes
As the world of the union workers begins to crumble, we see how easily they can be pitted against each other
Learning from King’s last campaign
Our country may be polarized by party. But the truth is, we have more in common to fight for than what divides us.
Bahia Overton is new leader for Black Parent Initiative
Overton is close to completing her doctorate in social work, focusing on black girls in foster care.
Marchers call for progress against racism, gun violance and discrimination
Marching to advance civil rights and fight racism, gun violence and discrimination
Reel Music Festival showcase begins
Beloved Reel Music Festival features a line-up of cutting-edge work focused on some of today’s—and yesteryear’s—most thrilling musicians.
Library invites community participation
Multnomah County Library invites the community to participate in Everybody Reads 2020, featuring Tommy Orange’s debut novel about the urban Native experience, “There There.”
Natural Grocers partners with Jack and Jill nonprofit
On Martin Luther King Day, 2.5 percent of all Natural Grocers sales across the country will be donated to Jack and Jill programs supporting the future success of black students.
His words continue to have relevance today
The words of America’s foremost civil rights leader stirred great emotions across the country and the world at the time, and are still so relevant even today.
Local actors front award-winning rock musical
For the uninitiated, "Hedwig" is a gritty, glittery drag-punk musical centered on two characters.
Film approaches questions of faith with nuance and respect.
Those who are not religious may not immediately be drawn to this material, but the filmmakers help you understand why you should care.
Bridge the gap for kids with ‘baby bonds’
The median black family today owns $3,600 — just 2 percent of the $147,000 of wealth the median white family owns.
We are in a fight and it won’t be a fair one
The African American journey through American history can be summed up in two words – unjust and unfair.
SAT and ACT can’t predict student success
A lawsuit is taking on the University of California system’s use of the SAT and ACT standardized tests in admissions.
Opera star Angela Brown to visit Portland
Growing up, Brown said she had “a keen awareness” of Martin Luther King Jr. through her grandfather’s church.
35th annual event includes speakers, entertainment
The day’s events will all focus on Dr. King and will showcase a variety of expressions in song, oration, dance and drumming.