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Taken at the height of the Black Power Movement the photos are on display all month

Eve Crane's historic photographs of Black Panthers from the San Francisco Bay area will be on display for the next month at Coffeehouse –Five, 740 N Killingsworth Street Portland. The photographs were taken more than 40 years ago at the height of the Black Power movement.


Recording star and entrepreneur kicked off his latest venture Yankees star Robinson Cano

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Recording star and entrepreneur Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter became a sports agent Tuesday, kicking off his latest venture with a premiere client - New York Yankees star Robinson Cano.


Forbes estimates that he has a net worth of $580 million

(CNN) -- Sean "P. Diddy" Combs has gone by many names, but for now we can call him hip-hop's biggest moneymaker.


Mogadishu Music Festival expected to be country's biggest music event since start of civil war

(CNN) -- The jarring sounds of war have longed echoed over Mogadishu. Now it's time for music to rock the Somali capital.


Attorney says police didn't find any drugs during the initial search after random stop

LOS ANGELES (CNN) -- Prosecutors decided there's not enough evidence against Too Short to prosecute him on a felony drug charge made against him a week ago.


Warwick was one of the most recognizable pop voices of 1960s

LOS ANGELES (CNN) -- Dionne Warwick, one of the most recognizable pop voices of 1960s, filed for bankruptcy last week citing more than $10 million in tax debt dating back to 1991.


Mayor Hales plans to tweak it March 27 and send it for a full review

Mayor Hales is introducing two City Council resolutions that could alter Portlands arts tax. And law professor Jack Bogdanski has filed a legal challenge. So What's the problem with the tax?  


Today, a hair revolution is afoot

Today, ostensibly in response to the controversy stirred up by that shocking expose, a hair revolution is afoot.  Suddenly "Relaxers are out!" and "Weaves are so yesterday!" have become the rallying cry in black communities all over the country.


Todd Anthony Shaw faces drug possession and DUI charges

LOS ANGELES (CNN) -- West Coast rap pioneer Too Short appeared to be too slow Wednesday morning when, police say, he tried to run from an officer in Hollywood.


The Jacksons claim AEG Live bears responsibility for pop icon's death

LOS ANGELES (CNN) -- Dr. Conrad Murray, who was Michael Jackson's personal physician, is refusing to testify in the wrongful death lawsuit that the singer's mother filed against concert promoter AEG Live.


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