Portland Parks and Recreation presents the classic movie ‘The Goonies!’ along with live music from Portland School of Rock and the Portland Teen Idols.
Honoring our dream of equality for all
Until the United States sees and cures its profoundly evil birth defects of slavery, Native American genocide, and the exclusion of all women and non-propertied men of all colors from our electoral process, these birth defects will continue to flare up in multiple guises to threaten our black community’s and everyone’s safety, our nation’s future, and render hollow our professed but still inadequate commitment to ensuring equality for all.
The 14th annual Gresham Arts Festival, the city's most popular annual event, returns Saturday.
Eleanor Pittman, 75, beloved mother, grandmother, aunt and friend -- passed away on July 3, 2015. She was born July 1, 1940.
Outreach evokes Black Power movement of the 60s
A local organization is bringing more than free meals to local students. Can a program created by the Black Panthers revive sustainability and cultural consciousness?
Warner Pacific names new administrator
Warner Pacific College has welcomed Rev. Dr. Reginald Nichol as its new Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty.
British comedian Russell Howard will be performing at the Alberta Rose Theatre in northeast Portland on Friday.
The Summer Movies in the Park series sponsored by Portland Parks and Recreation comes to the King Neighborhood on Thursday, July 16 for an evening of family activities and a screening of the original Karate Kid.
The Oregon Association of Minority Entrepreneurs was recently recognized by the Small Business Administration as the No. 1 micro lender of the Western U.S. and No. 2 nationally among 178 micro lenders in the country.
A diversity of ethnic dance forms, including Aztec, Native American, breakdance, traditional lion dance, contemporary, and more, highlight “Ten Tiny Dances,” on Saturday.
The annual Mississippi Street Fair hits north Portland this Saturday, July 11. The festival will include over 200 local vendors and craft makers, six stages, and over 40 bands.
The owners of a Gresham-based bakery that refused service to a lesbian couple have been issued a final order to pay $135,000 in damages.
Bills expand contraception; fight racial profiling
On Monday the Oregon Legislature drew its current session to an end, a year highlighted by several progressive victories, including bills to make voting easier, improving access to birth control and fighting racial profiling by police.
Proposal confronts poverty and racism
Racist violence is not just the work of bigoted individuals. Racism and its violent enforcers were created to justify the horrific --yet profitable -- economic system of slavery that the United States enshrined in its constitution.
Obama’s Amazing Grace
If Martin Luther King’s I Have a Dream speech is the 20th century equivalent of Abraham Lincoln’s magnificent Second Inaugural — and I think it is — then what President Barack Obama gave us in Charleston, South Carolina is our century’s Gettysburg Address.
Free Music on Main Street Concert
This Wednesday Music on Main street's free outdoor concert series will feature a tribute to Stevie Wonder.
Featured artists for July
Guardino Gallery, 2939 N.E. Alberta St., gives marquee treatment to three artists during July.
Portland’s newest professional taiko company, Unit Souzou, will be the featured noontime showcase at Summer Arts on Main Street on Wednesday, July 15.
Since Osama bin Laden’s death in 2011, the official account of the Navy Seals’ raid has been challenged, most recently by journalist Seymour Hersh, alleging that “Washington's official account of the hunt for Bin Laden and the raid that led to his death was a lie.”
Power forward latest Blazer saying goodbye
LaMarcus Aldridge announced Saturday that he will sign with San Antonio in a move that will align him with Tim Duncan and Kawhi Leonard to form what would figure to be among the league's most-formidable frontcourts.