Beverly Corbell is a writing and editing professional. She works as a free lance reporter and photographer for the Portland Observer.
Director shares her own recovery story
Miracle Club’s Galato Resumes After 2-year Covid Delay
Natalie Wight is first Black Woman to hold the office
Portland Native is State’s New U.S. Attorney
Black men are murder victims more than any other group
Gun Violence Affects all in Black Communities
PPB swears in the larges class of recruits in decades
Portland Police Hires New Recruits
Black Landmark Recognized
Dean’s Salon and Barber Shop gets historic recognition
Clark County sends measure to voters
Primarily, the cameras would make the sheriff’s office more accountable to the public, Clark County Sheriff Chuck Atkins said.
Annual UNCF drive propels Black students
A dedicated group from the Black community is once again raising scholarships this summer to help local high school students of color get the financial assistance they need to go on to higher education, while also providing them valued mentorships.
Leaders urge people to sign petition
Gun control activists rooted in the black community have joined Lift Every Voice Oregon, a statewide group of interfaith leaders, to encourage others to join them by adding their name to a petition to put gun control on the November ballot.
Ivory Mathews takes helm at Home Forward
For Ivory Mathews, the first Black woman to lead public housing authority Home Forward, the job is a continuation of a lifelong journey from poverty to activism.
Other black candidates run in crowded fields
Portland City Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty and Multnomah County Deputy Sheriff Derrick Peterson are two members of the Black community asking for support of voters in the May 17 Primary vote-by-mail election.