Wednesday, October 26
William F. Johnson
Services will be held Friday, Oct. 28 at 11 a.m. at the Moore Street Salvation Army, 5325 N. Williams Ave.
Tuesday, October 25
‘Don’t Shoot’ activist Raiford seeks votes
Don’t Shoot Portland founder and police reform activist Teressa Raiford has announced the launch of a write-in campaign for Multnomah County sheriff.
Ronald D. Slider
Ronald D. Slider, our honorable father, husband, son, brother, and man of God, died Oct. 11, 2016.
The Portland Trail Blazers celebrated National Junior NBA Week Thursday by hosting a basketball clinic at the Blazers Boys and Girls Club on Northeast Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.
Nef the Pharaoh is a rapper from Vallejo, Calif. who mostly collaborated with fellow hip hop artist E-40
Trick-or-treaters can fill their bags with goodies and learn about wildlife Saturday, Oct. 29 and Sunday, Oct 30, at the Oregon Zoo.
Michael Jackson hit recreated for a good cause
Worldwide project Thrill the World plays on Michael Jackson's haunting hit.
Releases exclusive video message
President Obama sought to do one more thing before leaving office and that’s endorse Oregon gubernatorial incumbent Kate Brown.
Large ballot packed with candidates, issues
Ballots are due back by 8 p.m. on Tuesday, November 8.
Gary Allen Ladd Sr., a basketball legend from Jefferson High School’s Class of 1968, died on Oct. 12, 2016 in Seattle.
Pranksters vandalize school’s new wing
Roosevelt High Principal Filip Hristic says six classrooms and six bathrooms are deemed unusable until repairs are made due.
The 18 year old Atlanta native strives to spread a general feeling of happiness and love.
Monday, October 24
Incumbent Kate Brown sees presidential support
Obama wants Oregon to continue having "real leadership in Kate Brown."
Wednesday, October 19
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.
Tuesday, October 18
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.
Tuesday, October 11
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.
The indoor pool at the Matt Dishman Community Center has reopened after renovations.
A failure to make police accountable
The proposed contract between the city and the Portland Police Association failed to address a number of issues related to police accountability.
Be prepared to be surprised, amazed and energized.
‘Black Girl’ rises from racially charged world
Portland’s White Bird is bringing this production to Portland’s Newmark Theatre, downtown.
A bridge to community-focused policing
Two members of Portland’s black community were guests of the U.S. Attorney for Oregon at a national conference on community policing.
A homegoing celebration for the beloved mother, grandmother and family member was held Tuesday at New Song Community Church.
Rosie Mary Lester
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Oct. 15 at 12 p.m. at Life Change Church.
Move to Alberta keeps focus on underserved
On Oct. 17 North by Northeast will have a new home that thankfully will still be located in the heart of the community it serves.
Wednesday, October 5
Rinita Linelle Lowe confessed to the murder of Shantina Turner that occurred in June of this year.
Tuesday, October 4
This is a rare opportunity to see an African story filmed in Africa, by a director who lives there.
Mayor’s labor deal with police draws opposition
“You serve the community first, and then you serve the police second.”
Her voice has been described as full blown femininity incarnate; a dusky, stalwart and soulful instrument that radiates interpretive power yet remains touchingly vulnerable.
Kaepernick’s right to self-expression
Colin Kaepernick’s decision to protest police violence against African Americans by declining to stand for the National Anthem is a profoundly patriotic act.
‘Hold These Truths’ opens at Portland Center Stage
Portland Center Stage at The Armory debuts a play that brings this story to the stage with Jeanne Sakata’s Hold These Truths.
You’re invited to spend an evening with Vancouver's haunted side.
Groovin High Steppers set table for soiree
Over 250 guests from across the country are expected to attend the 4th annual “Age Ain’t a Factor” Chicago-style Steppin’ weekend on Oct. 14-16.
Tavis Smiley tackles hot button issue
His one hour documentary “Getting Ahead,” about the impact of the rising minimum wage, will air Friday, Oct. 7 at 9 p.m. on PBS.
Civil rights groups applaud call for reforms
Two major civil rights groups are applauding a call by law enforcement officers in the state to decriminalize drug possession crimes.
White Bird opens 19th season
The diverse team of performers creates awe-inspiring works that reveal how we are affected emotionally, physically and socially by the spaces we inhabit.
Remembering my brother’s struggle
At the age of 11, I cried for my brother for the first time.
According to the White House, an estimated 51 percent of all science, technology, engineering, and math jobs are projected to be in a computer science related field by 2018.
Film opens Thursday in local theaters
"The Birth of a Nation " has had more expectations placed on it than any movie could reasonably bear.
Monday, October 3
Piedmont Station brings foods from around the world
A food cart pod in northeast Portland has become the go-to place for delicious foods from around the world all in one place.
Yuan Su solves the lack of great Chinese food options for the vegan population.
Turning Heads Hair Styling Studio has been serving customers for the last 10 years.
From dress hats to Montique shirts to Belvedere shoes, most of the necessary pieces to build a dapper suit can be found at A Touch of Urban Apparel.
Northeast Portland’s Thirty27 Boutique translates one woman’s love of family and fashion into a trendy and affordable clothing locale for the working girl.
Shop specializes in affordable treasures
Those that love sifting through treasures from the sartorial past should check out Sugar Mountain Vintage.
Certified trainer opens sports facility
ProForce Athletics specializes in providing specific and professionalized sports training, with an emphasis on speed strength and sprint mechanics.
Naim Hasan's photography background stems back 15 years with experience in shooting portraits, corporate events, product photos and more.
Dubs St. Johns serves customers and community
Dub's St. Johns serves everything from brisket, to catfish, to cheesecake, while also being able to accommodate vegetarian diets and vegan ones upon advanced notice.
Establishes Deadstock Coffee after work at Nike
Young and creative entrepreneur Ian Williams followed his impresario path from start to finish.
Business venture starts with a dream
Bison Coffeehouse stands out among the other caffeinated establishments in town.
Race and culture rooted in Arvie Smith’s works
Smith has had his work shown in many of the world’s top cities for art, among them New York, New Orleans and Florence, Italy.
The goal is to increase the number of youth completing Career Pathway credentials by 20 percent.
Entrepreneur brings life to Ankeny Square
Jamal Gardner's Grubbin’ is now active at Ankeny Square in the North Park Blocks.