Access to employers, seminars and more
Portland Community College is slated to host another free, open to the public job fair for those that are in need of employment, yet stunted by a lack of practical resources.
Developing a More Connected Community
"Hello Neighbor," a project created by Portland artist and journalist Julie Keefe, seeks to create identity and community investment through photography and conversation.
Don Pancho closes without notice
The closure, though surprising, is understandable, coming nearly a year after three people were shot outside the business.
Documentary explores vibrant black history
A close up look at the vibrant history and impact of jazz in Portland that followed World War II comes to Oregon Public Broadcasting.
In loving memory of Juanita Walton
A celebration of life service for Juanita Walton will be held Saturday, April 30 at Highland Christian Center, 7600 N.E. Glisan St.
PDX Jazz sponsors concerts, Jazz Town movie
Slate of events begin with tribute to iconic jazz trumpeter
Paying it isn’t as easy as it seems
Elders in Action break down the details
Billie Holiday Tribute Night comes to the Alberta Rose Theatre
Scoping out the best at Full Frame
A terrific slate of films, all worth seeing
Communities of color hear from candidates
Housing and gentrification dominate discussion
Caught in the crosshairs of suspected gang activity
A string of shootings has pushed an elderly black couple to plead for an end to gun violence while local law enforcement has pledged to step up efforts to combat local gangs.
A look back at the vibrant jazz scene in Portland during the 1940s and 1950s.
The Oregon Historic Society invites the community to a special event to share the history of Portland as a “Jazz Town” post World War II when the city’s African American population grew and many of the newcomers came with a shared passion for contemporary, danceable jazz.
Animating the Daily Grind
Portland’s Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre/Northwest is re-launching its popular Table of Contents, at CENTRL Office, in the Pearl District.
Compassionate release is the moral thing to do
A handful of prisoners on their deathbeds might go free under a federal practice called compassionate release.
Annual concert puts issue and need in focus
A Portland blues festival historically rooted in civil rights and social justice causes is once again putting its focus on supporting a campaign to bring universal health coverage to everyone.
Oregon Commission on Black Affairs files a complaint
The Oregon Commission on Black Affairs has submitted a complaint to the Oregon State Bar against Washington County Deputy District Attorney Zoe Smith for her alleged racist statements on social media.
Community partners to gather for groundbreaking
Celebrating an investment to close the achievement gap
‘Meet the Heat’ Protest
In what sounded like an April Fool’s joke but was in actuality a hosted event
A new season at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival
For the first time in its history, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival acting company features a majority of actors of color.
Short films screen at PCC Cascade
Experimental short films from black filmmakers past and present exploring identity