At least 8 injured in powerful natural gas blast
Three firefighters, two police officers and three civilians were hurt
Aggressive goals set for a diverse workforce
Multnomah County has set a high bar for hiring a diverse group of workers to build a downtown courthouse to replace the existing county courthouse which is more than 100 years old.
Portland niece thrilled with aunt’s selection
Last month, the Smithsonian bought Thelma Johnson Streat’s “Medicine and Transportation Mural” to be part of the new African American Museum of History and Culture in Washington D.C
No let down in fight for police reforms
“We need politicians who will run outside of City Hall and help the injured get to safety, not ones who direct a militarized police force to beat women and children.”
Here’s some examples to follow
The presence of minority officers is likely to introduce different perspectives into an agency.
Re-birth of a racist nation
Parker hopes his film will give birth to "the kind of honest confrontation that will galvanize our society toward healing and sustained systemic change."
Vanport film of first-person narratives
Through archival footage, historic photographs, and compelling first-person narratives, this collection of short films creates a rich and elaborate “mosaic” of Vanport's vibrant community.
Thank you Donald for your key role
For Trump, everything is a contest and he is the best at every one.
What it’s like to be black in America
'Hands Up' presents unflinching accounts of what it is like to be black in America.
Publications like Billboard and NME labeled Gallant "Breakthrough Artist of 2015."
Latino theater group explores homelessness
The production was inspired by an obituary of a homeless veteran without friends and family and can be seen in Portland through Nov. 6.
Documentary on policing in America
“Do Not Resist” offers a stunning look at the current state of policing in America and glimpses into the future of increasingly militarized forces.
Project will be low scale development
The Natural Grocers project coming to Northeast Alberta Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard will be a single-story retail strip mall project.
Courageous Sojourner Truth
Sojourner Truth was a brilliant but allegedly illiterate slave woman, a great orator and a powerful presence who possessed unbelievable courage and perseverance in standing up for justice as a black woman.
Make your voice heard
In Oregon, Tuesday, Oct. 18 is the last day to register to vote to participate in the upcoming election.
This is the sixth Kwanzaa stamp issued by the Postal Service.
His blues-based piano style, replete with sophisticated chords and an explosively percussive left hand has transcended conventional styles to become one of the most identifiable sounds in improvised music.