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 standoffREAD MORE
Video storage costs rocketed after law changesREAD MORE
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 genresREAD MORE
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. 15READ MORE
Coalition of Communities of Color, Minority Cannabis Business Association say tax could help address harms of War on DrugsREAD MORE
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 adultsREAD MORE