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.
Move to Alberta keeps focus on underserved
On Oct. 17 North by Northeast will have a new home that thankfully will still be located in the heart of the community it serves.
Rinita Linelle Lowe confessed to the murder of Shantina Turner that occurred in June of this year.
Mayor’s labor deal with police draws opposition
“You serve the community first, and then you serve the police second.”
Yuan Su solves the lack of great Chinese food options for the vegan population.
Northeast Portland’s Thirty27 Boutique translates one woman’s love of family and fashion into a trendy and affordable clothing locale for the working girl.
Shop specializes in affordable treasures
Those that love sifting through treasures from the sartorial past should check out Sugar Mountain Vintage.
Certified trainer opens sports facility
ProForce Athletics specializes in providing specific and professionalized sports training, with an emphasis on speed strength and sprint mechanics.
Naim Hasan's photography background stems back 15 years with experience in shooting portraits, corporate events, product photos and more.
Dubs St. Johns serves customers and community
Dub's St. Johns serves everything from brisket, to catfish, to cheesecake, while also being able to accommodate vegetarian diets and vegan ones upon advanced notice.
Establishes Deadstock Coffee after work at Nike
Young and creative entrepreneur Ian Williams followed his impresario path from start to finish.
Business venture starts with a dream
Bison Coffeehouse stands out among the other caffeinated establishments in town.
Race and culture rooted in Arvie Smith’s works
Smith has had his work shown in many of the world’s top cities for art, among them New York, New Orleans and Florence, Italy.
Diversity paramount for new PDC leader
New Portland Development Commission director wants to ensure that the people who benefit from new business growth and jobs include people of color and other disadvantaged groups.
A young Portlander won the nationally recognized NJTL Arthur Ashe Essay Contest.
Transit advocates push for reduced costs
OPAL is asking TriMet to adopt a reduced fare for low-income riders as part of a larger strategy to support sustainable growth and livability in the Portland area.
Coalition of Black Men has made a difference for 28 years
The Coalition of Black Men has successfully combated negative opinions of black men in Portland for the last 28 years.
Detectives release video to help solve case
Portland police have released a video of a shooting in hopes that the public can aid in figuring out what happened.
A safe water promise as classes begin
Information snowballed to the public in regards to hidden issues on the presence of lead in PPS water faucets, leaving parents and children alike with elevated concern.
New technology debuts in Portland area
Multnomah County residents can now text 911 in the case of an emergency.
Mayor-elect to promote top official
Henderson will be the first African American male to hold such a position in Portland.
Claims exotica was shut down unfairly
Donna Thames seeks to prove the closing of her business was less due to criminal activity and more due to the color of her clientele.
Three brothers catch racism in action
What the brothers caught on video is both shocking and somehow not surprising at all.
Residential response teams form to protect us from the big one
Show community resilience by joining your local NET faction.
Springwater Corridor residents fight eviction
“Thirty days is still just 30 days.”
New requirements fail kids of color, advocates say
An attempt to increase the quality of preschool instructors in the process risks isolating kids of color.
Community and police respond to shootings
A sweeping march in downtown Portland happened before the Dallas violence on Thursday in the wake of the officer-involved shootings.
“I Am A #ForceOf” gives youth good alternatives
The idea is to promote safe and productive activities as an alternative to gangs and other less productive pursuits this summer.
Initiative wants to tax sugary drinks for kids’ benefit
A new petition initiative seeks to counteract Multnomah County’s high rates of heart disease, tooth decay and diabetes, specifically in children.
Student services will transfer to re-opened middle schools
The return of the classic middle school structure to PPS sees the end of the Academy's era.
Local leader promotes peace and tolerance
Leonard joins peacemakers Nelson Mandela, Mother Teresa, Pope Frances and many others in receiving the international Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Award.
New chief takes oath and makes changes
Portland Police Chief Larry O’Dea will be replaced by Captain Mike Marshman, Mayor Charlie Hales announced Monday.
Warfield to lead Prince tribute at Blues festival
For the last 29 years, the Oregon Food Bank has used the emotional power of blues music to help pacify hunger.
Affordable housing tax could save mobile home park
An affordable housing tax could save the homes of the Oak Leaf Mobile Home Park residents.
Skinn’s stabbing revives community concerns
The death of a dancer at a northeast Portland strip club revives community concerns.
Pride week dampened by gay club massacre
Portland’s Pride celebration is kicking off this week from a place of condolence and concern of safety after Orlando's events.
Public health responds to widening threat
Multnomah County Health Department officials are responding to the growing public concerns.
Kathleen Saadat has indicated that discord surrounding police reform issues did not influence her decision to retire
Justice groups point to unequal treatment
YouthPass doesn’t reach past the attendance areas of the Portland School District and a group of students are trying to change that.
Komen reaches out for breast health
“The statistics in the African American community are alarming, and we need to do something to address the disparities."
Congratulations to the boys 4X100 Relay team at Jefferson High School for a successful season by pushing themselves to the limit.