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Voting Rights Act Celebration Planned

Gov. Kate Brown will join the NAACP Portland Branch and Common Cause Oregon for an evening of inspiration, education and ...

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Portland Liquor Outlets to Expand

The Portland metro area could see 17 additional liquor stores as part of the largest liquor outlet expansion since Prohibition.

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Protest for Rent Controls and Higher Wages

Activists demanding rent controls and higher living wages converged on Portland City Hall Friday, marching across the Hawthorne Bridge and ...

Mysterious Fatal Crash

Authorities are still trying to find out how a Portland woman lost her life in a car accident outside her ...

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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.