Says AG investigation falls short on protecting civil rights
An investigation that cleared Multnomah County Sheriff Dan Staton of criminal wrongdoing failed to account for actions that may have violated civil protections, according to the American Civil Liberties Union of Oregon.
Decision time for Oregon voters
With ballots due by 8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 17, the time to hone in on which way to vote is now
Blazers fall to 3-1 in playoff series
Stephen Curry returned from a sprained right knee to score 40 points, helping the Golden State Warriors beat the Blazers 132-125.
A free event, the St. Johns Bizarre takes place from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
A new curriculum plan calls for at least one ethnic studies course in each Portland high school by 2018.
Mother feels Beaumont failed her daughter
Getting arrested isn’t an act any child should ever have to experience, yet for 12-year-old Emaujah H., that traumatically scarring experience became a reality.
Black-owned Raimore Construction was awarded a contract with TriMet to install 14 shelters along the MAX Orange Line.
Diversity grounds race for state representative
With Lew Frederick stepping down to run for an Oregon Senate seat, finding a fitting replacement for his House seat may seem difficult
Why I am running for mayor
A response to those Portlanders and entities that continue to question why I am running for the office of Mayor with my background as African American and female.
Largest multicultural celebration in Oregon
The 32nd annual event celebrates the richness and diversity of family, culture and community.
Nothing compares to Prince
May Prince rest in purple peace.
Arthur ‘Bantu’ Palmer was a change agent
Arthur James “Bantu” Palmer Sr. was a change agent who is not forgotten and his works continue to enrich the lives of many.
Jury rules in favor of protester
Teressa Raiford was unanimously acquitted Thursday on a charge related to protesting the death of Micheal Brown in Ferguson, Mo.
Panama Papers reveal abuses
The United States is second only to Kenya for harboring these shell companies used to launder money and skirt their taxes.
‘Right to Return’ a good place to start
Fifty years ago, Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and others led open housing marches in Chicago.
Second housing site for culturally competent alcohol recovery
Miracles Central Apartments is based on the Miracles Club Apartments, specializing in culturally competent recovery support for the African American community.
Jean Blocker passed on April 22, 2016.
The North/Northeast Business Association event will present merit awards to 12 local businesses and provide the community an opportunity say goodbye to Joice A. Taylor.
Understanding the ghosts from Oregon’s past provides important background for understanding fair housing issues today.
The plight of women has always been about finding her voice and through her voice finding herself and her freedom.