Mysterious Fatal Crash

Authorities are still trying to find out how a Portland woman lost her life on Wednesday evening.

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Celebrate Black Restaurants

A group of Portlanders are encouraging the patronage of African-American-owned restaurants this weekend as part of National Black Business Month.

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Home Listed as Historic

A northeast Portland home that served as a family residence and support center for civil rights causes for more than ...

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Fund to Support Minority Entrepreneurs

Portland’s economic development agency has launched a startup fund specifically dedicated supporting and cultivating entrepreneurs from local African Americans and ...

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Say Her Name

With 18 and counting murdered trans women, most of them black, lost across the country so far this year, activists ...

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Helping the Homeless

A local activist with a passion for helping those in need is working tirelessly to garner attention and resources for ...

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Soul Singing Activism

Janelle Monáe came to town and joined a local rally asking all of us to stand up to police brutality ...

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Public Piano Hit by Vandalism

The School of Piano Technology for the Blind’s “Keys to the City” program experienced its first-ever act of vandalism Saturday ...

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Promise Fulfilled

On Monday, Portland Mayor Charlie Hales and Commissioner Dan Saltzman made good on a promise by announcing the selection of ...

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Ambassadors for Peace

A collaborative group of local black women offering community based solutions to youth and gang violence by promoting responsibility and ...

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Our Roots Run Deep

A local genealogist and historian is bringing local African American history to life with his community tours project.

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Library Closes for Renovations

The Hollywood Library in northeast Portland will close starting Monday, Aug. 10, through Sunday, Aug. 30, for renovations.

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Meeting First Lady Michelle Obama

Growing up in Portland, I never in my life thought I would have an opportunity like this. Meeting the First ...

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Tilikum Opens for Bridge Pedal

Portlanders will have the opportunity to be among the first to cross Portland’s newest bridge, Tilikum Crossing, as it becomes ...

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Protest Puts Portland on World Map

Environmental activists from Greenpeace unfurl colored banners while hanging from the St. Johns Bridge and kayakers join them below in ...