The Underachievers, a Brooklyn, N.Y. duo that’s part of the “Beast Coast” hip hop movement with Joe Bada$$, Flatbush Zombies, Pro-era and others, play the Roseland Theater, downtown on Tuesday.
Mobile fitness training for people on the go
A mobile fitness training and lifestyle coaching company is reaching out to change how people think about health and exercise.
Business owner and chef Shyamal Ghanraj Dausoa is reknown for his famous samosas, a cornerstone of Mauritian street food.
Dub’s St. Johns welcomes you with love
Soul food and local history come together at Dub St. Johns, your destination for great barbecue in the heart of the St. Johns neighborhood in north Portland.
Hollywood Theatre hosts event to support NAACP
The Hollywood Theatre in northeast Portland will host an advance screening of a new Black Panthers documentary and a post film panel of local civil rights activists as a fundraiser for the NAACP Portland chapter.
Passion for creating turns into business
Young craft artist and designer Nilina Mason-Campbell has become one of Portland’s most iconic goodie-makers.
Black-owned business grows into powerhouse
With Portland building and growing as quickly as it is, engaging communities of color in the development of the city has been critical. One family has managed to step forward and become a powerhouse in the construction industry, working from a diverse group of builders, plumbers, electricians, architects, and other construction workers in the growth of the city.
Open forum for sharing empowerment messages
A diverse organization that brings parents and caregivers together is getting ready to host their sixth annual symposium in Portland.
Chadowboxx Salon owner provides ultimate experience
Chadowboxx Salon is Gresham's premier location for multicultural hair and skincare needs.
Opening doors to business opportunities
An incubator for minority-owned businesses is embarking on a new mentorship program at their new north Portland location while continuing their everyday efforts to promote economic development for ethnic minorities.
Hillary’s emails and the GOP agenda
To hear Republican presidential candidates tell it, you’d think the most important issue facing the nation is Hillary Clinton’s old emails.
But first assessment has many issues remaining
The city of Portland has its first report card on how it’s doing in making progress on police reforms in light of last year’s settlement of a lawsuit over the way police deal with people with mental illness and others, including people of color.
Fall term opens with tensions on PSU campus
Nearly 100 students and community members protested Portland State University’s convocation ceremonies and held a rally outside Monday as fall term gets underway because of a controversial decision made last spring to arm the university’s campus security force.
You’re invited to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival, the second most important event on the Chinese calendar after Chinese New Year, this weekend.
For some police and politicians, response has not matured
One year out, something must give. Not just in Ferguson, but in the hearts, minds, and actions of Americans everywhere.
Tracy Morgan made a triumphant return to the Emmy Awards on Sunday, telling TV's biggest stars and power players that he had missed them after spending months recovering from a traumatic brain injury.
Byron DeWayne Watterson
A memorial service for Byron DeWayne Watterson will be held this Saturday.
Viola Davis quotes Harriet Tubman in historic Emmy
A long-standing barrier fell in the history of television at Sunday's Emmy Awards as Viola Davis became the first non-white actress to claim top drama series acting honors.
Engaging in literacy, leadership and activism
Portland is about to get its first ever youth poet laureate.
Volunteer tackles cultural gap for kids in foster care
A lack of culturally-specific resources for children of color in foster care across the nation is getting a local solution.