Professors explore white supremacy in Oregon
The painful impacts of white supremacy in Oregon is getting a statewide focus just in time for Black History Month
‘Been Ready’ shines light on race and gender issues
Been Ready brings together five personal experiences navigating conflicts that are inherently imbued with layers of race, gender and bias.
Alternatives to the more white, more male and less original Academy picks
The nihilistic "Joker" and Quentin Tarentino's bit of Hollywood narcissism top the list of this year's Oscar nominees.
Community Colleges is How We Bridge the Gap
Community colleges are how we bridge the gap between people’s current circumstances and their life goals.
Documenting the city’s historic black culture
The golden age of Portland jazz, black culture and entrepreneurship came to an end with Urban Renewal and the construction of the I-5 freeway.
Civil rights leader's birthday was Feb. 4
Next year fares will be free on Feb. 4, Parks' birthday
Youth Symphony Presents Regina Carter
The Metropolitan Youth Symphony is bringing jazz virtuoso Regina Carter to Portland to front composer David Schiff’s jazz violin concerto “4 Sisters,” a West Coast premiere.
He shared his work ethnic mantra with the world
The world lost more than a hardworking phenomenon known for a picturesque jump-shot and graceful style of play.
Repair floor of Bay 1 Metro South Waste Transfer Station
Program for justice-involved women of color with a focus on black women
Multnomah County is seeking community members for the Diane Wade House Community Advisory Board. The Diane Wade House is a transitional housing program for justice-involved women of color with a focus on black women.
No experience needed. High High school freshman can earn money as golf caddies
Portland-area high school freshman are encouraged to earn wages and school credit this summer by participating in the Eagle Caddie Program.
Woman arrested; other suspect at large
For many years, Gora ran Gora’s Welding and Fabrication at the corner of Skidmore and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, where his work ranged from barbecues to elaborate artwork that added a unique flavor to surrounding north and northeast neighborhoods and businesses.
Murder trial starts Tuesday
Jeremy Christian faces two counts of first-degree murder, one count of attempted first-degree murder, two counts of assault, three counts of menacing and three counts of second-degree intimidation.
Program offers free training for young people
Airway Science for Kids, a nonprofit giving free aviation training to young people of color and low-income students, has a new home and new leadership.
Tears shed, joyful times recalled
The 41-year-old Bryant, who perished Sunday in a helicopter crash with his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, and seven other people, including members of a family with Oregon ties.
Opinionated Judge by Darleen Ortega
What makes teenagers so exasperating to live with, and such fascinating story subjects, is that they reflect back to us what we least like to see in ourselves.
30th Cascade Festival brings 30 feature films
The Cascade Festival of African Films, presented by Portland Community College, is celebrating its 30th anniversary as the longest-running African film festival in the United States.
Environmental law attacks sow division
Rollbacks of environmental protects will affect the health of black and brown people the most.
PassinArt presents Mitchell readings
Three short theatrical readings that focus on love, history and bullying by local writer, author, and playwright S. Renee Mitchell.
Eleven days of Portland-grown performances
Fertile Ground is an annual celebration of the prolific playwrights, abundant actors, innovative dancers, talented designers and adventuresome producers who live and work right here in the Rose City.