Latest stories

Tease photo

Honoring a Warrior for Justice and Equality for All

Courageous Sojourner Truth

Sojourner Truth was a brilliant but allegedly illiterate slave woman, a great orator and a powerful presence who possessed unbelievable courage and perseverance in standing up for justice as a black woman.

Tease photo

Tuesday Voter Registration Deadline

Make your voice heard

In Oregon, Tuesday, Oct. 18 is the last day to register to vote to participate in the upcoming election.

Tease photo

New Kwanzaa Stamp Issued

This is the sixth Kwanzaa stamp issued by the Postal Service.

Tease photo

McCoy Tyner at Revolution Hall

His blues-based piano style, replete with sophisticated chords and an explosively percussive left hand has transcended conventional styles to become one of the most identifiable sounds in improvised music.

Tease photo

Dishman Pool Fix Completed

The indoor pool at the Matt Dishman Community Center has reopened after renovations.

Tease photo

Police Contract Undermines Public Trust

A failure to make police accountable

The proposed contract between the city and the Portland Police Association failed to address a number of issues related to police accountability.

Tease photo

World Class Dance Created Here

Be prepared to be surprised, amazed and energized.

Tease photo

Carving Out Identities

‘Black Girl’ rises from racially charged world

Portland’s White Bird is bringing this production to Portland’s Newmark Theatre, downtown.

Tease photo

Shared Goals

A bridge to community-focused policing

Two members of Portland’s black community were guests of the U.S. Attorney for Oregon at a national conference on community policing.

Tease photo

In Loving Memory

Bernadine Johnson

A homegoing celebration for the beloved mother, grandmother and family member was held Tuesday at New Song Community Church.

Tease photo

In Loving Memory

Rosie Mary Lester

Funeral services will be held Saturday, Oct. 15 at 12 p.m. at Life Change Church.

Tease photo

New roots for legacy clinic

Move to Alberta keeps focus on underserved

On Oct. 17 North by Northeast will have a new home that thankfully will still be located in the heart of the community it serves.

Tease photo

Strip Club Murder Confession

Rinita Linelle Lowe confessed to the murder of Shantina Turner that occurred in June of this year.

Tease photo

Disney film ‘Queen of Katwe’ Inspires

This is a rare opportunity to see an African story filmed in Africa, by a director who lives there.

Tease photo

Pushed from the Agenda

Mayor’s labor deal with police draws opposition

“You serve the community first, and then you serve the police second.”

Tease photo

PDX Jazz Presents

Her voice has been described as full blown femininity incarnate; a dusky, stalwart and soulful instrument that radiates interpretive power yet remains touchingly vulnerable.

Tease photo

Divergent Views with Racial Underpinnings

Kaepernick’s right to self-expression

Colin Kaepernick’s decision to protest police violence against African Americans by declining to stand for the National Anthem is a profoundly patriotic act.

Tease photo

Confronting a Shameful History

‘Hold These Truths’ opens at Portland Center Stage

Portland Center Stage at The Armory debuts a play that brings this story to the stage with Jeanne Sakata’s Hold These Truths.

Tease photo

Haunted Walking Tours

You’re invited to spend an evening with Vancouver's haunted side.

Tease photo

Age Ain’t a Factor

Groovin High Steppers set table for soiree

Over 250 guests from across the country are expected to attend the 4th annual “Age Ain’t a Factor” Chicago-style Steppin’ weekend on Oct. 14-16.

Archive by year

2013 2014 2015 2016