04-29-2017  2:33 am      •     
The Wake of Vanport
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NEWS BRIEFS

Oscar Arana Chosen to Lead NAYA’s Community Development

Oscar Arana to serve as NAYA’s next Director of Community Development ...

High School Students Launch Police Forum, May 16

Police Peace PDX is a student-founded organization that bridges divides between community and police ...

POWGirls Announces Two Workshops for Summer 2017

Workshops open to girls ages 15-19 ...

Annual 82nd Avenue of Roses Parade Cancelled Due to Threats

Public safety concerns have shut down the parade scheduled for Saturday, April 29 ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Take Care of Yourself, Your Health and Your Community

Sirius Bonner, Director of Equity and Inclusion for Planned Parenthood Columbia Willamette, writes about the importance of...

Sponsors of Hate Today Must Be Held Accountable

The Foundation for the Carolinas has spent tens of millions of dollars over the years supporting groups that sponsor hate ...

John E. Warren on the Woes of Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo's rating downgraded from "Outstanding" to "Needs to Improve" ...

CBC Opposes Nomination of Judge Gorsuch and the Senate Should Too

Americans need a Supreme Court justice who will judge cases on the merits, not based on his or her personal philosophies ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

Gentrification -- and Displacement -- Part of Reason Econonomic Inequality Dropped in Seattle

Portland was ranked 25th of 50 cities for inequality. Seattle was ranked at 31 … For all the information click here 

 


Komen Breast Cancer Issues Conference Focuses on Black Women

Keynote speaker is Lisa Coussens, PhD, of Oregon Health and Science University's Knight Cancer Institute, who offers an overview of current breast cancer research and treatment … For all the information click here 

 


Portland Police Bureau Releases Stop and Search Data for 2011

The statistics show that both Black drivers and pedestrians are more likely to be stopped than other groups, but the report argues that the reason for the disproportionate stops is not racial profiling … For all the information click here 

 


Passage to Education Conference Wraps Around Black PCC Students

The event is built around speed dating-style discussions bringing together small groups with community mentors who have gone through college and come back to help a new generation do it too. … For all the information click here 

 


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