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Black Business Advocate Hired

The Black Business Association, a new group advocating for the success of Black-owned businesses and improving economic equity across Oregon, ...

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Hardesty Campaigns on Street Response Success

Portland City Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty and Multnomah County Deputy Sheriff Derrick Peterson are two members of the Black community ...

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A Legacy Honored

A new memorial street sign topper in northeast Portland pays tribute to Robert Phillips, a late member of Portland’s black ...

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University of Portland Picks Black President

In a history-making announcement, the University of Portland has appointed Dr. Robert Kelly as its 21st president, the first lay ...

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Increasing Access to Good Jobs

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici recently hosted U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh of the Biden administration during a visit to Portland ...

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Future Ready Careers

In his State of the Union Address, President Joe Biden called community colleges “America's best kept secret” for preparing America’s ...

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NE Workforce Center Expands

Constructing Hope, a job training non-profit rooted in Portland’s historic Black community, is celebrating the re-opening a workforce training center ...

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Diverse Democrats Cry Foul

A diverse group of Democratic candidates for Congress condemn the national Democratic House Majority PAC for taking sides and dividing ...

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Racing Sanctioned

Doug Lyons is champion drag racer who is promoting safe alternatives to illegal street racing.

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Avel Gordly Day Proclaimed

Portland City Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty led a city council session Wednesday proclaiming March 30 to be Avel Gordly Day.

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Street Response Goes Citywide

The Portland Street Response team has officially expanded citywide, significantly growing a non-armed public safety emergency response to non-life-threatening behavioral ...

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Reclaiming Black Spaces

Portland’s Albina Arts Center, a nostalgic symbol of Black Portland’s creativity and self-determination, is going to be handed back to ...

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Elevating Black Youth

The Portland City Council has earmarked $950,000 to improve the lives of Black youth while giving the young people of ...

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UO to Buy Concordia

In the coming days, the University of Oregon Board of Trustees is expected to review a purchase agreement for the ...

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Biden Delivers Strong Address

After a first year that saw his most ambitious plans stall and his public approval ratings plunge, President Biden delivered ...