Attorney General orders investigation
Racial justice activists in Portland and across the state are left wondering if they too have been illegally profiled by the Oregon Department of Justice after it came to light that at least one department official was investigated for using the Black Lives Matter hashtag.
Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum says one of her investigators has been put on paid leave after she learned he had searched for social media hashtags used by the Black Lives Matter movement as part of a threat-assessment program.
The Portland PFLAG Black Chapter is pleased to announce its annual family fest in honor of the holidays.
Book chronicles historical events, untold stories
Scholars Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Kevin M. Burke have come up with a gorgeous collection of black history in a new book that chronicles the lives of black Americans over the past 50 years.
Classic hip-hop makes a comeback when the Hawthorne hosts Warren G, a hip hop rapper and producer who brings his G Funk Experience Tour for a show on Sunday.
In partnership with the Urban League of Portland, the YWCA of Greater Portland is hosting a free film screening of “Black Girl in Suburbia” followed by a community discussion with the Portland filmmaker Melissa Lowery.
Legendary performer dies after performance in Spain
Legendary New Orleans musician and composer Allen Toussaint, who penned such classics as "Working in a Coal Mine" and "Lady Marmalade," has died after suffering a heart attack following a concert he performed in Spain. He was 77.
Bernice Delores Wyse
Funeral services for Bernice Delores Taylor, a longtime Portland resident who died Nov. 6, 2015, will be held Monday, Nov. 16 at noon, at Skyline Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home, 4101 N.W. Skyline Blvd.
‘Carter High’ tells tragic story from glory to disaster
It is one of the most storied, yet tragic tales of Texas high school football history, perhaps all of high school football.
Uniquely positioned on the world's oceans, the Navy has the power to protect America's interests anywhere, and at any time.
A Portland housing agency serving a diverse population, including Portland’s African-American community
Low barrier model addresses housing crisis
A Portland-based non-profit will provide emergency shelter services for up to 13 homeless Veterans and seven companion animals starting on Veterans' Day.
Gains made in finding homes for those on the out
A push to get all veterans in the Portland area housed by the end of the year is being felt across the city. With less than 50 days to reach the city’s goal of getting every homeless veteran off the street and into housing, men and woman at the Transition Projects are spending this Veteran’s Day following up with clients and counting heads.
Lawmaker to stop down; Frederick to run
A Portland lawmaker who rose from a local non-profit helping former inmates transition back into productive lives to later becoming a State Representative and then State Senator announced Friday he will be giving up his legislative duties at the end of his term next year.
James D. McCoy Jr.
James D. McCoy Jr. was born May 4, 1941 and died Oct. 24, 2015. Services were held Tuesday at Cornerstone Community Church.
Confronting Extremism: The State of Hate Today will be the subject of a fall symposium to reflect on the challenges posed by racism, extremism, hate groups and hate speech in our community.
Blue Man Group inspired exhibit
A national touring exhibit, “Blue Man Group – Making Waves” is now showing through Jan. 10 at Portland’s Children’s Museum.
Leroy Hudson Sr.
Leroy Hudson Sr. was born Jan. 22, 1936 to George and Louise Hudson of Cairo, Ill.
Grammy winning songwriter and R&B artist Eric Bellinger will bring his national tour to Portland with a Friday, Nov. 13 performance at Peter’s Room on the ground floor of the Roseland Theater, downtown.
Dress for Success Oregon, one of the Pacific Northwest’s most active woman-centered non-profits, is excited to welcome the community to Acey’s Closet Clothing Sale happening this weekend.