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Black Women and Positive Role Models

Program next in 'We can Listen' series

Program to honor women who are positive role models at home and the world at large

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Honoring King 50 Years Later

special ceremonies on Wednesday to reflect on his life and impact

Church bells will toll for each of the 39 years of his life and special ceremonies will honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the anniversary of his death 50 years ago

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A No-Brainer Way to Bring Gun Deaths Down

Oregon sets example by closing loophole

It’s now been just over a month since 17 teenagers were gunned down at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, culminating in a march that brought nearly a million people to the capital.

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‘Now is the Time to Act’

Moved by gun violence, faith leaders call for action

Protecting children and teenagers from gun violence is the driving force of a new grass roots effort to regulate semiautomatic weapons and large capacity ammunition magazines in Oregon.

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Meyer Trust to Build in Albina

New headquarters to build on equity mission

The largest private foundation in Oregon, The Meyer Memorial Trust, has purchased property in the historically African American Albina neighborhood of inner north Portland to build a new headquarters as part of its growing commitment to equity.

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Gang Enforcement Team Faulted

Audit finds lack of accountability reduces trust

Portland police gang enforcement carried out traffic stops that disproportionately affected black residents.

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The Murder of Fred Hampton

Collection of pristine preservation films from UCLA on tour

A film that investigates the 1969 Chicago police killing of founder of the Illinois Black Panther Party

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Church Invite for Easter Services

Vancouver Avenue congregation hosts series of events

Historic Vancouver Avenue First Baptist Church opens doors for Easter and Holy Week

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Legacy Promotes Colon Health

Learn more about prevention

The public is invited to Legacy Emanuel Medical Center on Friday, March 30 to learn more about colorectal health by walking through a giant inflatable colon that shows how polyps can turn into cancer.

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Videos Promote Pedestrian Safety

Aiming to eliminate traffic-related deaths and injury

A series of eight videos highlighting the pedestrian experiences of Portlanders with differing abilities navigating the city are now available to watch online to promote safety and improve the city’s walkability

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A Community Conversation about Menthol Cigarettes

African American coalition looks at negative impacts

We're talking about restrictions on menthol flavored tobacco

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City Council Election Face Off

Black voices candidates’ forum sparks debate

Diverse group of candidates advocate for change on hot topic issues like homelessness, gentrification and racism

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Fostering a Love of Reading

Diverse books let children see themselves

Helping children see themselves in the literature they read

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Connecting at Benson

Principal lets guard down to dance and inspire

School leader finds a way to connect with the over 300 new freshman that come to his school

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Racing for Change

Civil rights exhibt free for kids

A spring break special to tour exhibit on Oregon's Civil Rights years

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‘Citizen King’ Film Screening

Film focuses on final years of civil rights leader

Commemorate the 50th anniversary of the death of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a screening of the documentary ‘Citizen King.”

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Housing Crisis Hits Renters Hard

The housing crisis has hit renters especially hard, with a quarter of all renters and nearly two-thirds of all low-income renter families in Oregon spending more than half of their income on housing, according to a new report by the Oregon Center for Public Policy.

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Concert to Dazzle with Ten Grands

Get ready to be dazzled once again with 10 pianos and 10 world class pianists performing on one stage as the renowned Portland musician Michael Allen Harrison presents his 18th annual Ten Grands Legends concert featuring home grown favorite and Grammy nominated singing sensation Julianne Johnson Weiss.

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Every Family Has a Secret

Mom has been holding on to some secrets and her son some resentments in “Our Mother’s Brief Affair,” a play about family, love, regrets and the truth from Portland’s Triangle Productions.

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Stunning Cruelty to Immigration Enforcement

Children separated from parents

We’ve reached a cruel new phase in the U.S. government’s war on immigrants without papers. And it should disturb you no matter what your views on immigration.

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