Welding Equipment for PCC
Baby supplies go to families impacted by COVID-19
Four northeast Portland organizations have received donations of over 2,000 diapers and other baby supplies for distribution to families impacted by COVID-19, the recent wildfires and other economic hardships.
Glendoveer Parking Lot Improvements
Walidah Imarisha to lead Center for Black Studies
Portland author, teacher and criminal justice activist Walidah Imarisha named Portland State University's new director of Center for Black Studies.
Any activity outside home deemed a risk
It means that Multnomah County will move into an extreme risk category and impose more restrictions to prevent the disease from spreading.
Multnomah County opens applications for grants
Licensed restaurants in Multnomah County were given the green light Monday to begin applying for small business grants to help them offset the cost of restrictions from COVID-19.
America owes its Black citizens so much
Tracey L. Rogers writes on how Black people proved resilient once more in fight to preserve the Union
Increased COVID-19 puts community, hospitals at risk
Health officials ask Portland residents to celebrate Thanksgiving responsibly — at home and with no more than six people.
Claim 'cries for help' were ignored
Several people who were in a Portland jail during summer protests against police brutality have filed a civil rights lawsuit over tear gas seeping into jail cells.
Sharon Gary-Smith has long history of advancing racial justice
Sharon Gary-Smith, a long time activist for the African American community and a recognized leader for promoting equity and diversity opportunities for women has been elected the new president of the Portland NAACP.
Cause unknown, authorities investigate
Authorities are investigating a fire that broke out at Reo’s Ribs early Monday morning, a Black-owned restaurant in the Hollywood District, but so far there is no word on what may have started the fire.
OHSU will screen wastewater, test volunteers
The sampling will target four specific areas of the city identified by SEI, community-based nonprofit.
Anniversary renews focus on Black, diverse communities
Celebrating the past with a pledge to continue delivering solid news to our readers and viewers in the future.
Facts about Oregon's longest serving Black publication
Diverse publication celebrates 50 years of covering the African American community and other communities of color.
Percent testing positive nearly doubles
Oregon tallied 1,122 new confirmed or presumptive cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, shattering its previous record and blowing past more than 1,000 new daily cases for the first time as the coronavirus continues to spread rapidly statewide.
Dr. Thomas Mason Boothe, June 1, 1938 - Nov 1, 2020
Dr. Thomas Mason Boothe was very active in the Portland community for many years.
Kamala Harris becomes first Black woman vice president
Kamala Harris becomes first Black woman to become vice president
Chadwick Bozeman showed kingship on-and-off big screen
The late actor Chadwick Boseman of Black Panther fame is inducted into the Portland Chapter of Black Male Achievement.
National Guard called out in Portland
Demonstrators in Portland engaged in what authorities said was widespread violence downtown Wednesday night.
Measure puts Oregon in lead for decriminalization
Oregon has rejected charging drug users with criminal offenses, with voters passing a ballot measure that decriminalizes possession of heroin, methamphetamine, LSD, oxycodone and other hard drugs.