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Black Rose Hosts Bestselling Author

Portland’s Black Rose Books invites the community to welcome national bestselling author ReShonda Tate Billingsley for a reading and signing ...

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Author Promotes Explosive Novel

Portland young adult fiction writer Boss Amanishakhete does not shy away from the controversy. Instead she takes it head on ...

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Silence the Violence!

Youth lead a demonstration in McCoy Park in response to a recent rash of shootings, some fatal this summer to ...

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Dawson Unveiling

The $2.7 million city-led move to renovate north Portland's Dawson Park comes with new amenities, and nods to the local ...

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Man Killed Outside Club

Gunshots rang out in the parking lot of a strip club in southeast Portland early Saturday, killing one man and ...

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A Hidden History

Local residents are invited to hear PSU Black Studies professor Walidah Imarisha speak on the history of racism in Oregon ...

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‘Hair Haven’ Passion

'Hair Haven' in downtown Gresham, is the culmination of a passion for healthy, natural, hair stemmed in Black cultural design.

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Revisiting Alberta

Two longtime Portland educators are looking to revive a 1992 student-led study of the economy of Alberta Street, for the ...

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Summer Kids in the Park

Gresham is putting a hop and a skip into summertime with Summer Kids in the Park, an eight-week Gresham parks ...

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Move Over for Luxury

North and northeast Portland have experienced a number of changes in the past few years adding to the gentrification of ...

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Sweet History

You can’t go there now, but the sweet treats of Milwaukie Pastry Kitchen are once again an Oregon hot spot. ...

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Activate Summer!

Summer is upon us Portland! How do we keep the young people engaged? The Portland Observer found some great opportunities ...

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New Fields and Tracks

A 10-year community-wide effort to provide every Portland high school with a new track and a synthetic turf field took ...

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Kent Ford Tribute on July 4

The All African People’s Revolutionary Party invites the community to its third annual “Fourth of the Lie” program at Peninsula ...

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Terror at Reynolds

A 15-year-old gunman who killed a student at Reynolds High School had an assault rifle, handgun and several magazines of ...