12-04-2016  8:36 pm      •     

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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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Vanport survivors O.B. Hill and Mariah Taylor attend the showing of The Skanner News documentary series “The Wake of Vanport” on August 26, 2016. Photo by Jerry Foster. 

Stories from the flood 68 years ago live on through oral histories of the survivors 

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Runners pose for pictures after finishing the Annual Hood to Coast relay event August 26 - 27, 2016. Photo by Antonio Harris. 

See pictures of the 35th annual relay race here 

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After US ban Solo takes indefinite leave from team      

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The exhibit highlighting the work of photographer Julie Keefe opened August 24 

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Peach cobbler at Sweet Jam southern breakfast 

The second annual Support Black Restaurant Days kicks off this weekend

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