We are the American society
Personal honor was a fundamental value in my upbringing. However, honor was not about arrogance or conceit; it was about humility, honesty, and respect for oneself and others. We were to avoid boasting, yet there was no question that we were to be proud of our family heritage and ancestry.
Grammy Award-winning soul singer and songwriter D’Angelo is coming to Portland on his “The Second Coming Tour.”
Expo Center hosts August movie series
The Portland Expo Center is pairing two of America’s great passions this summer – the automobile and the silver screen.
The 18th annual Alberta Street Fair brings its eclectic mix of vendors, activities, food, music, and events to the popular northeast Portland thoroughfare this Saturday.
Janelle Monáe is coming to Portland and free tickets to her super secret show could be yours if you enter this raffle.
Second chances are as American as baseball
3,278 Americans are serving life sentences without parole for nonviolent crimes that can be remarkably petty — including stealing a jacket or serving as the middleman in a $10 marijuana transaction. Don’t they deserve a second chance?
Augustana Lutheran Church, located on the corner of Northeast 15th and Knott Street, is hosting its annual Summer in the City neighborhood party on Sunday.
Oregon will allow marijuana sales to adults beginning Oct. 1, nearly a year sooner than originally planned.
Mayor Hales joined 60 mayors from around the world in Italy last week, attending Pope Francis' international summit on Modern Slavery and Climate Change: The Commitment of Cities.
Play recounts family histories, experiences
A new stage production commemorating the history of Vanport, a city located next door to Portland that was heavily populated by African-Americans before floodwaters wiped it off the map, comes to the Jefferson High School Auditorium this week.
Race and weekend of events celebrate Soul of Portland
Northeast Portland celebrates the fourth annual MLK Dream Run this weekend.
Non-profit says notices were sent out by mistake
A local nonprofit is trying to make amends after an error caused nearly two-dozen residents to receive shocking rent-increase notices.
The Portland Office of Youth and Violence Prevention is bringing men together for a new program aimed at stopping gang violence, Enough is Enough, a community-led campaign aimed at encouraging people to take a stand.
Strip club and plaza giving way for community use
What was once a rundown corner of northeast Portland’s Cully Neighborhood is finally seeing a new chapter.
A historic moment and turning point
Fifteen years ago, when I first started working on drug policy and criminal justice reform issues, I never would have imagined these words coming out of the mouth of a sitting U.S. president. But then again, I would never have imagined Barack Obama.
Rev. Merrill E. Richardson, Jr.
Rev. Merrill E. Richardson Jr. was born Nov. 2, 1946 in Portland, and passed away July 17, 2015 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Special marks 50th anniversary of Voting Rights Act
As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of President Johnson's signing of the Voting Rights Act, PBS is presenting a special documentary “JFK & LBJ: A Time for Greatness” airing nationally, Tuesday, Aug. from 9-10 p.m
What parents must do this summer
Black parents cannot allow their child to lose three months every year. Black parents cannot say they cannot afford the library. It's free! Most museums have discounted days.
Actor-activist to front anniversary celebration
Oregon Nikkei Endowment is proud to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its Japanese American Historical Plaza and Bill of Rights Memorial.
Cathedral Park in St. Johns will host the Willamette River Revival Festival this Sunday.