(AP) -- A woman who fatally stabbed another woman at a Portland strip club was sentenced to 15 years in prison Monday.
Takes to social media when asked about bomb
When a security guard at City Hall searched a bag from a Portland activist and community leader and joked about searching for a bomb, the resident, an immigrant from Somali and official candidate for political office in Oregon wondered if he was being racially targeted.
A name change, decreased tuition and more class offerings are being implemented at Warner Pacific College—now Warner Pacific University.
Dennis G. Payne Sr
Dennis G. Payne Sr. was born Jan. 23, 1948 and died Jan. 21, 2018.
Gertrude ‘Trudy’ Rice
Funeral services are pending for Gertrude ‘Trudy’ Woods Rice, a beloved Portland mother and one of the first members of the African American community to work as a registered nurse in Oregon.
Musician performs new work by Darrel Grant
Award-winning pianist Isata Kanneh-Mason, 21, will be performing a new composition by acclaimed Portland musician Darrell Grant and other works in a series of performances, Jan. 25-27, and at various locations.
Comedian navigates race relations on stage and in podcast
Nathan Brannon, 34, is a stand-up comedian from Portland who has appeared on Comedy Central, travels throughout the country to perform, and is currently promoting his second comedy album, ‘Because,’ which came out in October 2016 under record label Kill Rock Stars.
Two young singers making a splash on the national stage, Devvon Terrell and Kayla Brianna, are making their stop in Portland.
What sort of country do we want?
The condemnation of Trump’s remarks on immigration has been swift and widespread. Most of the denunciations cast his ideas as seriously out of line with American ideals on immigration.
A peaceful march for freedom, unity and justice led by young people in the community in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday fills both sides of Northeast Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard Monday.
Citizen activists keep watch on EPA cleanup plans
Community advocates are raising alarms to how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to evaluate future cleanup work as plans move ahead to isolate and remove decades of toxic pollutants from the Willamette River.
Uses words laced with profanity and racism
President Trump has once again garnered worldwide criticism for profane and racist comments, this time about African countries and Haiti during an Oval Office meeting with several members of Congress to discuss bi-partisan immigration plans.
King Neighborhood asks for new message, apology
A seemingly innocuous billboard advertising Dr. Martens boots that has popped up around northeast Portland and in other locations has been called out as harboring a racist message.
Smith goes for city post; McGee for county
Multnomah County Commissioner Loretta Smith, the only representative from the black community in local city or county government, made her campaign for a future open seat on the Portland City Council official Saturday; and Charles McGee, an activist parent from the black community, announced that he will run to replace Smith.
Haynes and Bethel honored for community service
Two African American Portland pastors dedicated to advocating for social justice and social change, Dr. LeRoy Haynes of Allen Temple CME Church and Rev. Dr. T. Allen Bethel of Maranatha Church, were recently honored for their longtime work in the community.
Portland’s White Bird Uncaged series welcomes back legendary hip-hop choreographer Rennie Harris with his world-famous company, the Rennie Harris Puremovement American Street Dance Theater and his new work “Lifted.”
A city wide festival for artistic creators
Now in its ninth year, the Portland-grown Fertile Ground Citywide Festival of New Works flourishes in a town of prolific playwrights, abundant actors, innovative dancers, talented designers and adventuresome producers.
We can’t afford to delude ourselves
Most black folk might get offended if it is suggested that they are enablers to white supremacists. Yet, this enabling takes place every day.
Art Museum to host celebration of life
Loved ones, colleagues and admirers of the late Portland Mayor Vera Katz will have a chance to celebrate her life on Sunday, Jan. 28, at 2 p.m. at the Portland Art Museum.
Free event at WSU Vancouver
The public is invited to Washington State University Vancouver on Martin Luther King Jr. Day to participate in "Reclaiming Our King: The Radical Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr." The free event with lunch included will take place from noon -- 2 p.m., Monday, Jan. 15 in the Firstenburg Student Commons.