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Dishman Pool Fix Completed

The indoor pool at the Matt Dishman Community Center has reopened after renovations.

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Police Contract Undermines Public Trust

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.

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World Class Dance Created Here

Be prepared to be surprised, amazed and energized.

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Carving Out Identities

‘Black Girl’ rises from racially charged world

Portland’s White Bird is bringing this production to Portland’s Newmark Theatre, downtown.

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Shared Goals

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.

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In Loving Memory

Bernadine Johnson

A homegoing celebration for the beloved mother, grandmother and family member was held Tuesday at New Song Community Church.

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In Loving Memory

Rosie Mary Lester

Funeral services will be held Saturday, Oct. 15 at 12 p.m. at Life Change Church.

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New roots for legacy clinic

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.

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Strip Club Murder Confession

Rinita Linelle Lowe confessed to the murder of Shantina Turner that occurred in June of this year.

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Disney film ‘Queen of Katwe’ Inspires

This is a rare opportunity to see an African story filmed in Africa, by a director who lives there.

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Pushed from the Agenda

Mayor’s labor deal with police draws opposition

“You serve the community first, and then you serve the police second.”

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PDX Jazz Presents

Her voice has been described as full blown femininity incarnate; a dusky, stalwart and soulful instrument that radiates interpretive power yet remains touchingly vulnerable.

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Divergent Views with Racial Underpinnings

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.

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Confronting a Shameful History

‘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.

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Haunted Walking Tours

You’re invited to spend an evening with Vancouver's haunted side.

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Age Ain’t a Factor

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.

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The Fight for Fifteen

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.

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New Approach on Drugs

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.

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Fearless in Motion

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.

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