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More proof what we know about Trump

Donald Trump has been showing us his true colors for decades.

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Real Hate Crimes, Harassment on the Rise

I've lived through it myself

There’s been a spike in hate crimes regarding race, religion, sexual orientation, and gender identity.

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Letter to the Editor: More Lanes, More Gridlock

. More lanes, it seems, should ease the flow of traffic. In reality, however, highway expansion has never improved traffic conditions.

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Modern Blues Women

The 32-year-old songwriter from South Carolina and now based in Nashville is known for her "gothic blues” style as well as roots music, afro punk and country.

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Until the Flood

A playwright’s celebrated performance about Ferguson

Pulitzer Prize finalist and celebrated performer Dael Orlandersmith comes to Portland Center Stage at The Armory to perform her compassionate, timely play Until the Flood, exploring the social unrest in Ferguson, Mo., following the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager.

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Environmental Justice in Focus

The Reluctant Radical follows environmental activist Ken Ward through a series of protests, culminating in the coordinated action to shut down all the U.S. tar sands oil pipelines.

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A Passionate Activist

Reed College invites the community to learn more during a free open-to-the-public screening of the documentary “Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart” by Tracy Heather Strain exploring the life and work of this passionate civil rights advocate and queer writer of color who played a significant role in the major cultural and political movements of our time.

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TriMet Hires Experienced Executive

Samuel “Sam” Desue Jr. brings 22 years of public and private transportation experience to Portland.

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The Beauty of Being Human

“Tiny Beautiful Things” is a funny and touching play is about resilience and the simple beauty of being human, based on a Portland’s author Cheryl Stayed’s book ‘Wild’ and her beloved advice column "Dear Sugar."

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Celebrating Women in Film

In honor of Women’s History Month, the nonprofit Hollywood Theatre will spend the month of March in celebration of the women who have shaped the film industry, both in front of and behind the camera.

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Not on Board

Groups align against I-5 expansion

A coalition of dozens of organizations, small businesses, and Portland community members are worried Oregon Department of Transportation’s proposed Rose Quarter freeway project will further worsen the air quality of nearby Harriet Tubman Middle school, among other concerns, despite a recent environmental assessment from the state agency claiming the opposite would occur.

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A Reversal of Fortunes

Making sure new business side of pot is diverse

It’s a move City Commissioner Chloe Eudaly called “just one step toward tangible restorative justice.”

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Solidarity for Women’s Rights

Thousands of protestors march down Southeast 10th Avenue in the heart of Portland State University’s urban campus Sunday in a display of solidarity and equal rights for women. The 2019 Womxn’s March, a much smaller but significant sequel to the massive women’s march that followed Donald Trump’s election, put a new focus on indigenous, people of color, and LGBTQ women after new leadership took the reins to organize this year’s march.

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Rent Control Law Signed by Governor

A victory for housing advocates

Oregon Governor Kate Brown, a Democrat, said the legislation will provide "some immediate relief to Oregonians struggling to keep up with rising rents and a tight rental market."

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Comedian is No Show for Trial

A Multnomah county Judge issued an arrest warrant Monday for comedian and actor Katt Williams after he failed to show up for trial on charges of assaulting his chauffeur driver at the Portland Airport last October.

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Our Bodies Our Doctors

“Our Bodies Our Doctors” tells the rarely-discussed story of what it means to be an abortion provider today: confronting threats of violence and facing intensified political threats and efforts to criminalize abortion.

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Films from All Over the Globe

The Portland International Film Festival (PIFF) begins two weeks of screening films from all over the globe this Thursday with its opening night film, "Amateurs," a cross-generational comedy from Sweden.

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Police Forfeit Benefit of Doubt Argument

Commitment to accountability is what’s needed

Our city made national news with the explosive release of text messages between a police lieutenant and leader from Patriot Prayer, an alt-right group with white supremacist sympathies. Was this an egregious breach of protocol or just a misinterpretation of standard conduct? It depends on who you ask.

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Musical Soars on Human Spirit

Cultures clash and nerves run high but uneasiness turns into trust and enduring friendships in “Come From Away” a Tony award-winning Broadway musical that tells the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 and the small Canadian town that welcomed them. The play presented by Broadway Portland opened Tuesday at Keller Auditorium with shows running through Sunday, March 3.

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Actor Hosting Fancy Pants Ball

Actor Russell Hornsby, a Portland celebrity for his work on the NBC series Grimm and more recently for starring opposite Denzel Washington and Viola Davis in Fences and Michael B Jordan in Creed II, will be the master of ceremonies when the Portland Children’s Museum hosts a new signature fundraising event called “Fancy Pants Ball.”

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