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Organizer Anna Vo talks about arts festival, which centers the work of people of color 

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A protestor sits outside the federal courthouse as his horse, Lady Liberty, gets a drink from a fountain in Portland, Ore., Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016. Opening statements are set to begin Tuesday in the trial of the Bundy brothers, Ammon and Ryan, and five others who occupied a remote bird sanctuary in Oregon's high desert early this year. The standoff drew national attention to the decades-old fight between the federal government and Western states over land policy. (AP Photo/Don Ryan) 

Trial began in Portland for the seven people accused in the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge standoff  

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The Seahawks played against the Miami Dolphins and Seahawks honored the victims of the September 11th attacks 

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Video storage costs rocketed after law changes     

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DJ O.G. One is one of the organizers behind the first annual Portland Black Music Fest happening this Sunday at McMenamins Mission Theater. Photo courtesy of Farnell Newton. 

The first-of-its-kind event will bring together Black artists of diverse genres  

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Portland Black history dioramas by Melissa Lang, project coordinator of the NAACP Black Legacy Project. The NAACP is currently seeking submissions from artists and historians for a new Black art and history symposium. Photo courtesy of Melissa Lang. 

Artists and historians can receive a $300 stipend for community projects, applications are due Sept. 15  

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Russell Wilson was named one of the captions for the Seahawks this year. Photo via Wikipedia 

The Seahawks reduced their roster to 53 players and announced their team captains. 

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Photo courtesy of Drug Policy Alliance (CC BY-NC 4.0) 

Coalition of Communities of Color, Minority Cannabis Business Association say tax could help address harms of War on Drugs 

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Multnomah County Commissioner Loretta Smith and members of Black Male Achievement at the Rise Above: Measure 11 Reform community event. Photo by Arashi Young. 

Black Male Achievement event discusses the problems with treating youth offenders as adults  

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