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Advocacy group works to create a place for cannabis entrepreneurs of color, roll back the harms created by the War on Drugs

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Since 1977, the OABA has been working to support Blacks in politics

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Design, Beatrice Marrow Apartments (Photo Courtesy of PCRI/Atomic Sky) 

Victims of gentrification to return to Northeast neighborhood, if a new affordable housing project proves successful

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Christopher Fish found not guilty of resisting arrest; juror said police evidence "suspicious"

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The Rose Festival Queen will wear this crown of 14-carat gold filigree, a blue zircon, 600 white sapphires and seven pigeon-blood rubies. In 1922 the crown was commissioned by the Business and Professional Women’s Club of Portland for $1,200, which today is about $15,000. They raised the funds by selling paper roses for twenty-five cents each. 

A majority of the princesses are racial minorities and many are foreign-born

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A co-worker of Maria Frazier's posted a sign with a noose in a working area. Photo courtesy of Maria Frazier 

Maria Frazier is disappointed by OHSU’s response to the incident – and EEOC numbers say similar incidents have been on the rise in recent years

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Video still of aggressor, Whitten’s Facebook livestream 

Portland activist was met with racist remarks, physical aggression and death threats during a pro-Trump rally

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(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) 

Seattle mayor asks for $55 million in new taxes to fight problem

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(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) 

Oregon vs. North Carolina at Semifinals Apr. 1, Oregon women in Elite Eight Monday

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