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Summer Concerts at The Round

Free Last Tuesday summer concert are coming to the Round in Beaverton, sponsored by the city of Beaverton and the Beaverton Arts Commission.

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County Budget Fights Disparities

Multnomah County Commissioner Loretta Smith is applauding passage of a new county budget that increases support for families in crisis and fights economic disparities.

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Science of Ripley’s Believe It or Not

Exhibit delves into world of the unexpected

What's more amazing that Robert Ripley's legendary compendium of oddities, anomalies and fantastic feats? The science that underlies them!

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First Job Brings More than a Paycheck

Summer jobs for youth pay future dividends

The unemployment rates for black teens is a staggering 30.1% - Latino teens, 19.2%. But these kids aren't just looking for a first job to fill their resumes. These are the teens most in desperate need of a paycheck to support their families, themselves, and even younger siblings.

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Tepid Response to Stop a Cooking Planet

World leaders fall short on climate change

After a quarter-century of buzz over global warming, the climate talkers are at it again, doing whatever it is they do.

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Good in the Hood

Multicultural festival kicks off Friday

The Good in the Hood annual celebration of multicultural music and food is coming to Lillis Albina Park this weekend.

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Historic Black Golfers Tournament

This week, the association’s affiliated club members, representing 34 clubs in six states, will be in Portland to participate in its annual championship tournament.

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Free Fishing Event for Kids

Young fish enthusiasts are invited to come fish for free at the 25th annual Junior Fishing Clinic.

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Minority Contracting Bill Signed

Oregon has two new laws to protect the integrity of programs that provide access to public contracts for minority-owned, women-owned and emerging small businesses.

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Vancouver BookFest Weekend

Kick off summer by stocking up on reading material for those long, lazy days ahead.

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Portland Airport Jobs Online

Interested in working at Portland International Airport, but don’t know where to start? The new Jobs@PDX website can help.

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Summer Reading for Kids

Free program invites youth to explore and learn

Kids of all ages can sign up at any neighborhood library of the Multnomah County Library system for a free summer reading program that entices kids to read for pleasure and maintain the skills they learned during the school year, while also encouraging lifelong library use.

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Race, Faith and Justice

Ferguson activist to lead talk on black humanity

“Any city could be a Ferguson or a Baltimore,” says Sekou, “because the souls of black people are hungry everywhere for justice.”

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In Loving Memory

Rosalie Davis Allen was born Dec. 10, 1937 and died June 12, 2015.

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Being Black; Rachel Dolezal; and Charleston

This is my current situation. The white people in my life just don’t care. But what exactly do I expect? More, that's what.

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Farmers Market at the Square

Local farmers, food producers and hot food vendors from all over the region fill Pioneer Courthouse Square, Portland’s downtown living room, on Mondays.

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Solidarity with Charleston

Unity and hope ring out after black church massacre

The whole country has spent a week coming to terms with a massacre in a historically black southern church that took the lives of nine African-Americans.

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Suspect in Charleston Church Killing Arrested in N. Carolina

A white man was arrested Thursday in the slayings of nine people, including the pastor, at a prayer meeting inside a historic black church in downtown Charleston, S.C.

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Portland Vigil For Victims in Charleston

Hearts and Prayers with the 9 Lost Lives

Open to Portlanders who would like to hold healing prayer and light for the victims of the attack in Charleston.

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Time for an Ice Bath!

As a person that has been in physical activity from six years of age through my adult life the only thing that has helped me has been the infamous ice bath (cue scary music).

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