02-26-2017  7:28 am      •     

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Howard Moore Jr giving the keynote speech at The Skanner Foundation's 31st annual Martin Luther King Jr Breakfast. 

Read the full text of Mr Moore's inspirational speech

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Activists celebrate during a rally on abortion rights at the Supreme Court in Washington, June 27, 2016. The tens of thousands of women flocking to Washington for a march on the day after Donald Trump's inauguration come packing a multitude of agendas, but are united in their loathing for Trump. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File) 

The pullout prompted a change of organisers and direction for the Women's March

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Civil rights lawyer Howard Moore to speak on MLK’s vision, predictions for the future

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Author of Evicted, Matthew Desmond (Michael Kienitz) 

Sociologist Matthew Desmond’s book focuses on the consequences of eviction

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Photo by Andie Petkus Photography 

District 51’s first African American representative talks about transportation, the minimum wage and balancing the budget 

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Pam Grier in Jack Hill's 1973 classic, COFFY 

Tickets for festival, which include new and old releases, go on sale Friday

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Multnomah County board member, Commissioner Jessica Vega Pederson, gets sworn in the morning of Tuesday, January 3, 2017. (Multnomah County) 

New commission was sworn in Jan. 3

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Photo by Thaidragon27 (CC BY-SA 3.0) via Wikimedia Commons. 

Women’s March on Washington will include solidarity marches in Portland, Seattle, elsewhere

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Fireworks explode around the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge as New Year's celebrations get underway in Sydney, Australia, Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft) 

From Australia to Las Vegas people are saying goodbye to those we lost as they welcome the new

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