Viking program gets a new leader
Valerie Cleary to become one of the rare female college executives at the NCAA Division I level
Honoring families, the community and culture
A free Kwanzaa celebration to honor families, the community and culture will take place Thursday, Dec. 15 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Kaiser Permanente Town Hall Ballroom, 3704 N. Interstate Ave.
Alberta Main Street markers to honor black community
Keeping African American roots alive on Alberta Street
ACLU calls police actions retaliatory
Mayor Hales calls for investigation to determine if excessive use of force was used in student protest that led to the arrest of three adult activist leaders.
Andrea Green wins a first place trophy for natural bodybuilding at the recent Pro Elite World Championship
Holiday Bike Drive brings Joy
The 21st annual Community Cycling Center Holiday Bike Drive at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center gave 400 children their first bicycles and helmets.
Eliminating the Electoral College
The National Urban League's take on the electoral college debate
Black Nativity at Greater St. Stephens
A Christmas production deemed the Black community’s gift to the world
Lincoln forms diverse group to build community
Minority students at Lincoln High School band together to form a club tailored to create and support their own sense of community
Movie about historic interracial couple shows a path forward
Loving” is a new dramatization about the couple behind a 1967 Supreme Court decision overturning laws against interracial marriage.
Honoring a beloved local pastor
A new community gathering and celebration will help pay the lifesaving medical expenses of Pastor W.G. Hardy Jr. of the Highland Christian Center one year after another benefit helped him defy the odds by surviving an aggressive form of cancer.
Sharing Portland’s history in family exhibit
Clifford Walker is enjoying his retirement by remaining engaged in his community and making a difference in the direction of the city.
Helen Patricia Taylor
Helen Patricia Taylor of Portland, who resided on Mallory Avenue with her family for over 40 years, passed away on Nov. 15, 2016.
Sylvia Willamina Russell
Sylvia Willamina Russell of Portland died Nov. 7, 2016.
Mary Alice Britt
Mary Alice Britt was born April 20, 1940 and passed away on Oct. 17, 2016.
Justice group makes plea to governor
A Portland-based justice and civil rights group has called on Gov. Kate Brown to commute the sentences of the 35 people on Oregon’s death row to life without the possibility of parole after a study showing the extreme high price of prosecuting death penalty cases .
Alberta Commons to bring economic benefits
Construction has begun on Alberta Commons, a Portland Development Commission backed project to bring economic benefits to the heart of the historic black community at Northeast Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Alberta Street.
Sharing the story of black paratroopers in Oregon
Unique story of patriotism, race and service will be shared during a free and open “history pub” series event at McMenamins Kenendy School in northeast Portland