Gay organization welcomed back
Will the Ambridge Event Center be able to make things right again with the LGBT community?
Public ceremony planned for beloved Blazer
A beloved figure and one of the most prolific Portland Trail Blazers, Jerome Kersey, died Feb. 18 at age 52.
Makes pledge to restore public trust
Kate Brown was sworn in Wednesday as Oregon's governor following an influence-peddling scandal that prompted the resignation of fellow Democrat John Kitzhaber.
Exhibit produced by Oregon Black Pioneers
The Oregon Historical Society has opened the third exhibition in a series produced by the Oregon Black Pioneers.
Leader cautions about FBI abuses
Avel Gordly has joined a chorus of voices urging the Portland City Council to not re-join a Joint Terrorism Task Force on a full time basis.
My top 10 films of 2014
Judge Darleen Ortega eschews the whitest Oscar's in recent history and chooses her own top 10 of year.
Says no laws broken, but scandal turned to liability
Long-time Democratic Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber on Friday announced his resignation amid allegations his fiancee used her relationship with him to enrich herself.
Allen Temple committed to rebuilding after devastating fire
One local black church faces hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of fire damage. Will they be able to fix it?
Jacob "Lee" Jackson
Jacob "Lee" Jackson
Louis Garner was born Nov. 20, 1941 and died Feb. 1, 2015.
Elouise James Streeter Russell
Elouise James Streeter Russell was born April 9, 1926 and died Feb. 4, 2015.
Basic Rights Oregon campaign kicks off
Basic Rights Oregon is inviting the community to join them in a new campaign, #BornPerfect, and at an upcoming open house, to learn more about what is happening with justice work on behalf of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
Friends and allies of the GOP
When I was growing up, my older Mexican-American relatives had an expression: “Tell me who your friends are, and I’ll tell you who you are.”
Depicting a shared legacy
The movie Selma is a story about the power of people.
My best to worst favorites at PIFF
Judge Darleen Ortega goes through what's hot and what's not at the 38th Portland International Film Festival.
Meeting of the Reverends a Black History moment
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s daughter, Rev. Bernice A. King, comes to Portland this Sunday.
Local leaders criticize Governor’s budget
A group of leaders from Portland’s black community say they are deeply frustrated and disappointed in the lack of specific support for African American youth in the governor’s new budget for state government services.
Torture supporters dominate TV news shows
When the Senate released its shocking report on CIA torture late last year, it renewed a debate from the Bush years about the merits of so-called “enhanced interrogation techniques.”
Sobering picture for residents of color
People of color in Multnomah County face “extremely sobering’’ disparities that lead to more illness, fewer opportunities and shorter lives.
Losing a seat at the Oscar table
For the first time since 1998, the stage has been set for our nation to celebrate its least diverse Oscars.