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Dynamic Justice Activist Joins PSU

Portland author, teacher and criminal justice activist Walidah Imarisha named Portland State University's new director of Center for Black Studies.

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COVID-19 Danger Now Rated Extreme

It means that Multnomah County will move into an extreme risk category and impose more restrictions to prevent the disease ...

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Black Voters Saved Our Democracy

Tracey L. Rogers writes on how Black people proved resilient once more in fight to preserve the Union

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Jail Inmates Sue for Tear Gas Exposure

Several people who were in a Portland jail during summer protests against police brutality have filed a civil rights lawsuit ...

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Second Fire Hits Reo’s Ribs

Authorities are investigating a fire that broke out at Reo’s Ribs early Monday morning, a Black-owned restaurant in the Hollywood ...

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Joe Biden Wins Presidency

Kamala Harris becomes first Black woman to become vice president

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Post Election Protests Turn Violent

Demonstrators in Portland engaged in what authorities said was widespread violence downtown Wednesday night.

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Voters Reduce Drug Offense Penalties

Oregon has rejected charging drug users with criminal offenses, with voters passing a ballot measure that decriminalizes possession of heroin, ...

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Restrictions Imposed on Federal Police

Federal officers in downtown Portland must not engage in crowd control enforcement more than one square block from the Mark ...

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Violent Protest Turns on PSU

Protesters shattered windows at downtown Starbucks and at Portland State University Monday in a protest billed as a “direct action” ...

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Vancouver reeling after deputies kill man

Tensions boiled over into unrest in Vancouver over the weekend after a young Black man was shot and killed by ...

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Philadelphia Erupts after Police Kill Black Man

More than a dozen people were arrested and more than 30 officers injured in protests stemming from the police shooting ...

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Measure Reduces Black Arrests by 94%

A proposal on the Nov. 3 ballot to decriminalize drug offenses in Oregon and provide drug treatment alternatives would reduce ...

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Help Goes Out to Black Families, Businesses

The Oregon Cares Fund has begun depositing funds in approved applicants’ bank accounts.

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Discrimination Cases Explode

A Portland lawyer specializing in discrimination cases is sounding the alarm over a rash of recent racial discrimination claims.

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