Library completes second major expansion
Friends and neighbors are invited to celebrate the campus transformation
Man tells police he started the blaze
Red Cross helps with temporary housing and food
Ex-gang member forms group to help kids
Nicole Taylor has formed a mentoring group for youth to find jobs and give them a safe place in the community.
New event supports local rap scene
JAMN 107.5 and Breakout Show host Cool Nutz are launching Breakout Tuesdays, a monthly event that will feature performances from some of the top rappers from the Northwest.
Loretta J. Bowden
Memorial service planned
Community based learning serves local youth
Portland businessman Mims Rouse Jr., founder of the African-American XY Program LLC, is enrolling student participants in his education enhancement initiative “It Starts with Them.”
Gordly family home to be cultural center
The childhood home of our first black female center is to be turned into an African American cultural center.
Discrimination claim rooted in racial profiling by white co-workers
Oregon's top civil rights lawyer has filed a federal lawsuit against his boss and others in the state Department of Justice.
Lecture on race, justice and reconciliation
Reverend Dr. Otis Moss will join representatives of Oregon’s Black, Latino, Asian and Native American communities to discuss racism as they experience it today.
Barbara J. Daniels
Barbara J. Daniels of Portland died Sept. 30, 2016. She was born July 16, 1932 in Kansas City, Mo.
Wordstock to connect authors to readers of all ages
There will be events for kids and adults, including 15 writing workshops for aspiring and established writers, food carts and live music.
Volunteers map health and diversity of plantings
Portland Parks & Recreation Urban Forestry staff and more than 1,300 volunteers have surveyed and mapped nearly every planted street tree in Portland.
A community poet shaped by his experience of growing up black in Portland is on a mission to advocate for youth through his writings and actions.
Benson students learn preparedness
Students from Benson’s Youth Disaster Academy participated in several activities to prepare for emergencies and disasters.
William F. Johnson
Services will be held Friday, Oct. 28 at 11 a.m. at the Moore Street Salvation Army, 5325 N. Williams Ave.
‘Don’t Shoot’ activist Raiford seeks votes
Don’t Shoot Portland founder and police reform activist Teressa Raiford has announced the launch of a write-in campaign for Multnomah County sheriff.
Ronald D. Slider
Ronald D. Slider, our honorable father, husband, son, brother, and man of God, died Oct. 11, 2016.
The Portland Trail Blazers celebrated National Junior NBA Week Thursday by hosting a basketball clinic at the Blazers Boys and Girls Club on Northeast Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.
Nef the Pharaoh is a rapper from Vallejo, Calif. who mostly collaborated with fellow hip hop artist E-40
Trick-or-treaters can fill their bags with goodies and learn about wildlife Saturday, Oct. 29 and Sunday, Oct 30, at the Oregon Zoo.