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Incense Blamed

A fire broke out at the Muslim Community Center on Martin Luther King Boulevard Friday and now leaders of the ...

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Wells Fargo Manager Retires

The community said goodbye to Laverne Hampton last week, who retired after a 49-year career at Wells Fargo bank in ...

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King School 'Hoodies' Call Mystery

If someone wanted kids at King Elementary to wear hoodies in solidarity with the family of slain teenager Trayvon Martin, ...

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Public Safety Advisor Retires

A long-time African American leader who survived a controversy over sexist comments he made last June, submitted his resignation Monday ...

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New Lease on Life

A community grocery store in the New Columbia neighborhood of north Portland has a new lease on life thanks to ...

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Trayvon’s Mother Cancels Portland Visit

The mother of slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin was scheduled to be in Portland Saturday, Oct. 19 as the keynote ...

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On The Brink

Leaders at Portland’s Head Start program are worried about the possibility of shutting down for the year if Congress does ...

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Fashion Boutique a Go-to Shop for Women

Portland’s first exclusive shoe boutique “Thirty27” celebrated its grand opening this August. “On the day of my opening I felt ...

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A Strong Force in Portland’s Housing Market

Real estate team Chris Guinn III and Tracey Hicks started Dwell Realty in Portland from humble beginnings. The two began ...

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‘Sneakerhead’ Turns Love into a Brand

Setting foot in the city of sin turned out to be the start of a dream for one Portland man. ...

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Let’s Get Down to Business

Entrepreneur and Portland civic leader Roy Jay is synonymous with success in the Rose City. Once considered a prime candidate ...

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Life is 2Real

Unfortunately not many can claim a successful transition from the harsh realities of a notorious gangbanging past to true entrepreneurship. ...

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Amber Starks Builds Community Esteem with Business

As a child, Amber Starks used to “beg” her mother to let her perm her long locks of hair. It ...

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Making a Difference

Multnomah County Commissioner Loretta Smith was honored at the White House last Thursday for her role in making a positive ...

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A Sense of Belonging

Temple teaches people of African descent their history through ancient tradition and knowledge.