Cervante Pope is a former reporter, photographer and web editor at the Portland Observer
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
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.
‘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.
Michael Jackson hit recreated for a good cause
Worldwide project Thrill the World plays on Michael Jackson's haunting hit.
Releases exclusive video message
President Obama sought to do one more thing before leaving office and that’s endorse Oregon gubernatorial incumbent Kate Brown.
Large ballot packed with candidates, issues
Ballots are due back by 8 p.m. on Tuesday, November 8.
Incumbent Kate Brown sees presidential support
Obama wants Oregon to continue having "real leadership in Kate Brown."
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
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.”
Make your voice heard
In Oregon, Tuesday, Oct. 18 is the last day to register to vote to participate in the upcoming election.