Officers of color ground new PSU police force
Five of the 12 officers now overseeing campus security are people of color.
Study finds racial disparities, but no bias
A new study showing racial disparities in fare enforcement at TriMet but no racial bias will lead to new efforts to improve equity practices at the transportation agency.
Portland celebrates with free events
The community is invited to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Kwanzaa, the festival of cultural heritage and traditional values.
Man was evicted from apartment earlier
A north Portland man is accused of shooting two housing managers at Casacadian Terrace after being evicted from the housing complex on North Kerby Avenue.
President Obama issues record number of pardons
Many drug sentences also shortened
Annual light show and festivities bigger than ever
ZooLights, the Oregon Zoo’s popular walk-through winter wonderland of more than 1.6 million colored lights, is bigger than ever this year
Saturday's activities to include health screenings
Mark your calendar for Saturday, Dec. 17 as the African American Health Coalition kicks off its annual Wellness Village, a free event with dozens of health-related booths and a wide variety of health screenings
coming for one weekend only at northeast Portland venue
The Wanderlust Circus performance group and band 3 Leg Torso combine forces to present “A Circus Carol,” a retelling of Charles Dickens’ holiday favorite by blending circus arts and musical theater
Apprenticeships power carrers
Retired boxer and current construction business operator Ray Lampkin encourages members of the black community to look for job opportunities in the trades
Oregon’s new coach aims for a championship
Willie Taggart, the new coach for the Oregon Ducks, says he has a goal to become the first black coach to win a national college football championship.
Building a community on a controversial homeless site
Hazelnut Grove residents continue to take actions to enhance their community for the long run
Opioid addictions expert fights to keep doors open
Ram Clnic, one of Oregon’s only independently-operated methadone clinics is facing the threat of having its doors shuttered
New film depicts woman in a fight for her home
'Aquarius' is a canny film that has the power to stay with you for a long time
Lydia Ruth Roy
A memorial service for Lydia Ruth Roy will be held Saturday, Dec. 17 at 10 a.m. at Maranatha Church in northeast Portland
Poster exhibit is peak inside new national museum
Oregon Historical Society presents a commemorative poster exhibition, “A Place for All People: Introducing the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Holiday show at the Ash Street.
Breakout Tuesdays hip hop show, Dec. 20, to collect toys for disadvantaged kids
Viking program gets a new leader
Valerie Cleary to become one of the rare female college executives at the NCAA Division I level
Alberta Main Street markers to honor black community
Keeping African American roots alive on Alberta Street
ACLU calls police actions retaliatory
Mayor Hales calls for investigation to determine if excessive use of force was used in student protest that led to the arrest of three adult activist leaders.
Andrea Green wins a first place trophy for natural bodybuilding at the recent Pro Elite World Championship