Whites willing to vote alongside the Klan
A fringe has turned mainstream
New documentary features stores from survivors
A new OPB one-hour documentary tells the story of Vanport, a city with roots for Portland's African American population.
Blazer makes space for kids to learn, explore
Blazer CJ McCollum project brings innovative learning room outfitted with new computers, books, art and learning tools to the Blazers Boys & Girls Club.
Alberta American Legion post reaches out
Portland-area veterans, family members of veterans, and civilians are invited to join War Stories, a free, six-month reading, writing, and discussion group at American Legion Post 134, located at 2104 N.E. Alberta St.
Delivers message after Hillary Clinton formally concedes election
Conceding Hillary Clinton’s staggering defeat, President Barack Obama on Wednesday said he was heartened by Donald Trump’s call for unity.
Erma Jean Standifer
Memorial service planned
Local resident champions project
The new library at Portland Community College’s Cascade Campus will be the future home of the Evelyn Crowell Center for African American Community History
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.