04-25-2017  11:39 am      •     
The Wake of Vanport

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“Bilalian Odyssey” painting  

Portland’s newest residents are more diverse than the region -- except when it comes to African Americans

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Photo courtesy of Portland Police Bureau 

Details are unavailable on the suspension of two officers of color, but AMA asks that leadership reflect the communities police serve

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(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson) 

Everett is suing Purdue Pharma, maker of the opioid pain medication OxyContin

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Desmond Ricks has been in prison since 1992 

Wrong bullets at center of Michigan Innocence Clinic bid to establish innocence

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Resist Trump Sticker (courtesy of Redbubble) 

Know Your City, Portland’s Resistance launch series of conversations

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Photo by Visitor7 (CC BY-SA 3.0) via Wikipedia. 

HB 2215 would upend ordinances that criminalize resting outside

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HB 2355 curbs police profiling and reduces small drug possession charges to misdemeanors

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Snohomish County 

NAACP-Snohomish County Branch has questions about the escalating violence in communities of color

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Freda Ceaser (Photo: Multnomah County) 

Program attempts to reduce recidivism by working directly with parolees

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Image courtesy of ACLU of Oregon 

Survey released Wednesday is meant to provide data-backed support for HB 2355

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