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Mr. President, What If It Was Your Mama?

During the summer before the election, then-presidential nominee Donald Trump, added this message to his speeches: “You’re...

The Cost of a Vote

Fifty-one years ago, on March 24, 1966, the United States Supreme Court struck down the last poll taxes in this country ...

Speak Out to Protect Your Health

The mental healthcare gap between Blacks and Whites is closing, and more people are receiving the care needed to live healthy,...

Will Federal Lawmakers Turn Back the Clock on Fair Housing?

A key Obama regulation, known as “Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing,” is again under assault on Capitol Hill ...

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Alberta Street Lawsuit Ends Over Delicious Pan of Lasagna

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The case still begs the question: How do you prove discrimination in a restaurant? For answers from the experts click here


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Trayvon Martin’s Mother Speaks in Portland on Youth Empowerment

She appears at a local church event as well as the YWCA 23rd Annual Inspire Luncheon… To get the details click here


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Jailing Educators for ‘Cheating to the Test’

Julianne Malveaux asks if the students are being cheated in the Atlanta teaching scandal… To read the commentary click here


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Urban League Holds Career Connections Fair

The Urban League of Portland is hosting the 22nd Annual Career Connections Fair to connect employers with job seekers… To read about the event click here


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Portland Celebrates Juneteenth's 150-year anniversary

On Saturday, June 20, 2015, all Portlanders are invited to join a very special celebration of freedom… To read more click here


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