12-02-2016  4:25 pm      •     

Northwest News

Walidah Imarisha. Photo by Pete Shaw  

The author and activist reflects on her time in Portland and hopes to stay engaged 

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Faiza Jama, Tanya Tiradio and Anthony Sylvester talk about the comic book they helped create to educate incoming freshman about interactions with law enforcement. Photo by Christen McCurdy. 

Comic book will educate PPS students on their rights interacting with law enforcement 

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Aerial Photo of the Terminal 1 site 

The controversial Terminal 1 space is expected to cost $100 million

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According to Khalil Edwards, co-director of Portland Black PFLAG, the organization has shut its doors and is in the process of reforming as an independent organization. 

The LGBTQ community group will reform as an independent organization 

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Former Portland Police Chief Mike Reese was sworn in as the Multnomah County Sheriff 

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The Elegance Drill team marches in the Africatown Heritage Parade during the annual Umoja Fest, August 5-7 at Judkins Park. Photo by Susan Fried. 

Thousands gathered to attend the 2016 Umoja Festival in Seattle 

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Photo by Scott Bauer, USDA ARS (public domain) 

Each event will include health information, social activities and healthy soul food 

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Rev. LeRoy Haynes testifies at the city council town hall meeting to change the Citizen Review Committee 

The new process would merge CRC with the Police Review Board – and the meetings would be closed 

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Measure 97 targets the 4 percent of businesses with $25 million sales in Oregon     

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Battleground include: Florida, Colorado, Ohio, Michigan, Nevada, VA

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