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County Creates New Fund to Diversify Construction Trades

The Construction Diversity and Equity Fund will draw 1% from county remodeling projects with budgets above 0,000 ...

Yohlunda Mosley Named PSU’s New Assistant VP for Enrollment

New Assistant VP for Enrollment gets started at PSU on March 19 ...

Portland Parks & Recreation Celebrates Refugees & Immigrants March 16

Event takes place at East Portland Community Center ...

Rental Services Listening Session

Help shape Portland's rental housing policy ...



Access to Safe, Decent and Affordable Housing Threatened

Trump era rollbacks in lending regulations could make life harder for Blacks in the housing market ...

Civility on Social Media Is Dead

Bill Fletcher discusses the lack of penalties for obnoxious behavior on social media ...

The Rise of the New Congolese Resistance

Protesters calling for free and fair elections have been met with violence by the Kabila government ...

The Student Loan Debt Crisis is a Civil Rights Issue

For Black students, the increased risk of defaulting on student loans is the direct result of inequities in financial resources ...



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5A State Championships: Jefferson Downs Churchill 69-64

Jefferson won its fifth championship in seven years, and did so with more than half of its roster unavailable due to suspension … For all the information click here

Northwest Scientists Expect Traces of Ocean Radiation from Fukushima Soon

With the risk to public health extremely low, the effort is more about perfecting computer models that will better predict chemical and radiation spills in the future than bracing for a threat, researchers say … To read the whole story click here

Parents of Slain Black Teenagers in Chicago and Jacksonville, Fla. to be Honored by Black Press in Washington, D.C.

The parents of the slain teens will be presented with NNPA Foundation's 'Newsmakers of the Year Award' … To check it out click here

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