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Drawing to a Final Verdict

Judge Ancer L. Haggerty seems to prefer to let his distinctions and accomplishments shine for themselves. The journey that saw ...

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Relating to the African-American Experience

The Black Resource Collection in the North Portland Library is home to a vast collection of materials concerning worldwide black ...

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Cully Park Closer to Reality

The future building of Thomas Cully Park in northeast Portland is moving ahead thanks to new $1.25 million investment by ...

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Oregon as ‘Whitelandia’

Two Oregon filmmakers looking to examine the state's tumultuous racial dealing with documentary "Whitelandia".

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Change Agent

Issues of race and disability have moved into the spotlight at City Hall thanks to Portland’s first ever Office of ...

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Speaker to Address Climate Justice

Warren Washington, a pioneer in the development of the climate models that are used to evaluate humankind’s impact on the ...

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Judge to Share Her Pioneering Journey

The centerpiece to Portland Community College's Black History Month celebrations is the inspiring journey of the Honorable Adrienne Nelson, a ...

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Trader Joes deal collapses after public outcry

After Trader Joes decision to pull out of a deal that would have brought the specialty grocer to a prime ...

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Through the Eyes of Africans

Portland Community College's 24th Cascade Festival of African Films brings 19 films and two African directors

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And Then There Was 4

After a fierce search for the right name for the new light rail bridge under construction over the Willamette River, ...

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Running for County Commissioner

Teressa Raiford kicked off a new political campaign to the backdrop of heavy nostalgia, and promises of a stronger community ...

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Black History and Hip Hop Culture

Scholar Khalid el-Hakim brought his Black History 101 Mobile Museum to Jefferson High School Thursday to help shine a light ...

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Everybody Reads First Hispanic Justice

Multnomah County Library’s Everybody Reads 2014, the library’s 12th annual community reading project began last week with the distribution of ...

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Purveyor of African-American Pride

Decades ago, Harris left her African-American hub of Harlem, N.Y., for Portland, a town she had barely even heard of ...

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Building Support for Revolution

In a land where sunny days and black bodies are sparse in numbers, California-bred activist Ahjamu Umi sees 35,000 rays ...