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Christa McIntyre

Reporter

Christa McIntyre is a Portland Observer reporter



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Priced Out

Portlanders Can't Afford Portland

As rental and housing prices continue to rise and wages remain stagnant, Portland's black community is being hit hard in the struggle to stay housed.

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Endurance Champ Helps Veterans

Uses strength to raise donations for suicide prevention

Michael McCastle, a former Navy Petty Officer, four-time world record endurance holder and a Portland Community College student, has set a date for his sixth physical challenge to raise money for veterans groups working to prevent suicide.

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Growing the Brand

Champions founder opens vocational school

A long time barber and the founder of Portland’s upscale Champions Barbershop, Lane is growing his brand by opening Champion’s Barbering Institute, Inc. (CBI), the only Portland school dedicated solely to teaching the craft of being a barber, located at 424 N.E. Killingsworth St.

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Cooking Up Culinary Careers

Teach Me to Fish eyes Alberta Street expansion

E.D. Mondainé and his Teach Me to Fish nonprofit organization are cooking up a new venture following the success of his Po’Shines Café De La Soul restaurants in Portland, a catering clinic and culinary school which will offer on-the-job training with investments back into the community.

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His Life Mattered

Mother appeals for answers in son’s death

Venus Hayes, the mother of 17 year old Quanice “Moose” Hayes who was fatally wounded by a Portland Police officer last month, gave an emotional and heartfelt statement to Portland City Council and Mayor Ted Wheeler last week asking one central question.

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‘I Marched in Selma’

Portland locksmith recalls the beatings and arrests

52 years ago, Portland locksmith and business owner J.J. Moore participated in the historic Selma to Montgomery marches to protest the massive discrimination facing black voters in Alabama.

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Heartbreaking and Inspirational

Illuminating the mental health wounds of war

Portland resident, retired Staff Sgt. Jocephus J. Duckworth has published a book to help his fellow combat veterans titled “The Soldier’s Story: The Invisible Wounds from War.”

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No Retreat on Civil Rights

Thousands join black ministers in call for action

An energized civil rights community in Portland is showing it will not stand down as it pushes for police reforms and faces a new federal government under President Donald Trump that threatens civil liberties of many communities

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Rent Hikes Bring Displacement

Two recent cases are vivid example

Recent massive rent increases and no cause evictions at two separate apartment complexes in north and northeast Portland are putting a vivid picture on displacement and the potential to move low income people out of their neighborhoods and local schools

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Reclaiming the Dream

Show of diversity’s strength amid fears of setbacks

On Sunday, January 15, 2017 nearly 100 people braved freezing temperatures, a foot of piled snow and solid inches of ice for a rally at Peninsula Park in north Portland and a march to the MLK statute on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard at the Oregon Convention Center.

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