Cervante Pope

Reporter, photographer and web editor


Cervante Pope is a former reporter, photographer and web editor at the Portland Observer

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Brothers of Color

Lincoln forms diverse group to build community

Minority students at Lincoln High School band together to form a club tailored to create and support their own sense of community

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Preserving Black Portland

Gordly family home to be cultural center

The childhood home of our first black female center is to be turned into an African American cultural center.

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Write-in Campaign for Sheriff

‘Don’t Shoot’ activist Raiford seeks votes

Don’t Shoot Portland founder and police reform activist Teressa Raiford has announced the launch of a write-in campaign for Multnomah County sheriff.

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Catching the ‘Thriller’ Craze

Michael Jackson hit recreated for a good cause

Worldwide project Thrill the World plays on Michael Jackson's haunting hit.

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President Obama Endorses Brown

Releases exclusive video message

President Obama sought to do one more thing before leaving office and that’s endorse Oregon gubernatorial incumbent Kate Brown.

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Voting Begins

Large ballot packed with candidates, issues

Ballots are due back by 8 p.m. on Tuesday, November 8.

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Obama’s Local Endorsement

Incumbent Kate Brown sees presidential support

Obama wants Oregon to continue having "real leadership in Kate Brown."

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Historic Artist in Black Smithsonian

Portland niece thrilled with aunt’s selection

Last month, the Smithsonian bought Thelma Johnson Streat’s “Medicine and Transportation Mural” to be part of the new African American Museum of History and Culture in Washington D.C

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Battle Lines Grow

No let down in fight for police reforms

“We need politicians who will run outside of City Hall and help the injured get to safety, not ones who direct a militarized police force to beat women and children.”

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Tuesday Voter Registration Deadline

Make your voice heard

In Oregon, Tuesday, Oct. 18 is the last day to register to vote to participate in the upcoming election.

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