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