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Judge Tells Attacker to Study Sikhs as Part of Sentence

Andrew Ramsey pleaded guilty to counts of intimidation and assault targeting Harwinder Singh Dodd

Oregon Passes Bill to Keep Guns From Stalkers and Abusers

Democrats in the Oregon Legislature pushed through a gun control bill Thursday after they sacrificed a more sweeping one.

Lillard, Kemba, Lebron Among Noteworthy All-NBA Picks

Lillard receives All-NBA honors for the fourth time in his career.

Workshop Teaches ‘Civil Rights and Civil Wrongs’ Curriculum

Applications open for educators’ workshop on teaching Portland Black history

NEWS BRIEFS

Legislature Passes Youth Criminal Justice Reform

State senate passes SB 1008, which would mitigate mandatory minimums for youth ...

The Portland Clinic Foundation Awards $60,000 to 28 Portland-Area Nonprofits

Recipients include SEI, Coalition of Communities of Color ...

Albina Vision Trust Receives Meyer Memorial Trust Grant

Two-year grant will be used to increase Albina Vision’s capacity ...

Community Celebrates New Evelyn Crowell Center African American Exhibit at Cascade

On Monday, June 3, the PCC Cascade campus will host an official opening ceremony for the Evelyn Crowell Center for African American...

James Bible Seeks Bellevue City Council Seat

Civil rights attorney says he wants to prioritize housing, wages ...

Man arrested in case of missing mother and son, 3

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Authorities in Oregon say they've arrested a man on murder and kidnapping charges following the disappearance of a mother and her 3-year-old son.The Salem Police Department said in a statement Friday afternoon that Michael John Wolfe, the child's biological father, was in...

Eastern Oregon buildings destroyed in blaze, man arrested

HUNTINGTON, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a man has been arrested on investigation of arson after historic buildings in the eastern Oregon town of Huntington were destroyed.KBOI-TV reports the Baker County Sheriff's Office sent deputies to a disturbance at about 10:45 p.m. Thursday after...

Clemson transfer Kelly Bryant finds new home at Missouri

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — By the end of last season, Missouri fans were enjoying quarterback Drew Lock's final days running the Tigers' offense and wondering who would take over this fall.The answer came in a Twitter post the night of Dec. 4 when Kelly Bryant announced he was transferring to...

Missouri files brief as it seeks to overturn NCAA sanctions

Missouri submitted its appeals brief to the NCAA on Monday, taking the next step in attempting to limit or overturn what it believes are overly harsh sanctions in the case of a rogue former tutor.The school argued in the 64-page brief to the NCAA's appeals committee that the penalties handed down...

OPINION

Another Case of Alzheimer’s

When I looked at my email in-box this afternoon, I encountered one of those messages that I dread: yet another person I know has been institutionalized as a result of Alzheimer’s. ...

More Bold Actions Needed to Abate the Nation’s $1.5 Trillion Debt Crisis

When a Black billionaire adopted Morehouse College’s 135th graduating class, paying their student loans, he not only impactedtheir lives, but also the lives of family members who have co-signed on these loans ...

Forget the Adversity Score, Just Dump the SAT

Forget the Adversity Score, Just Dump the SAT ...

On the History of Medical Marijuana

The recent legalization of cannabis medicinally throughout the United States of America has made Cannabis sativa L., colloquially termed marijuana, hemp, or weed, the growing topic of conversation. ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

Boston arts museum bans 2 visitors for offensive language

BOSTON (AP) — Boston's Museum of Fine Arts has banned two visitors and vowed to change protocols for guards after minority middle school students said they were subjected to racism by staff and patrons during a field trip last week.Principal Arturo Forrest told The Boston Globe one museum...

Rapinoe kicks FIFA, says women's soccer not treated equally

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. star Megan Rapinoe gave FIFA some kicks two weeks ahead of the World Cup, maintaining the sport's top executives are not doing enough to close a huge gender disparity in investment."They have essentially unlimited resources. I don't think that it's really been a huge...

Jury finds man guilty of murder in Tennessee church shooting

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A jury on Friday found a man guilty of first-degree murder in a shooting at a Nashville church two years ago that left a woman dead and seven wounded.Jurors deliberated less than five hours before delivering the verdict against Emanuel Kidega Samson. He was found...

ENTERTAINMENT

Mexican American sisters of 'Vida' back amid gentrification

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Starz drama "Vida" returns for its second season on Sunday with an even deeper exploration of an issue facing many U.S. Latino communities: gentrification.The show follows Emma and Lyn, played Mishel Prada and Melissa Barrera respectively, who have inherited from...

Adam Levine leaving 'The Voice' after 16 seasons

NEW YORK (AP) — Adam Levine is leaving NBC's "The Voice" after 16 seasons.Carson Daly made the announcement Friday morning on the "Today" show. Daly said Gwen Stefani will return for season 17 in Levine's chair.The Maroon 5 frontman wrote a length Instagram post Friday, saying the...

Quentin Tarantino wins top dog award at Cannes Film Festival

CANNES, France (AP) — Whether or not Quentin Tarantino wins the Palme d'Or this year, at least he's not coming home without a trophy.The director of the Cannes Film Festival entry "Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood" scooped up the top prize at the Palm Dog Awards. The awards are handed out...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

'Here we go again': Judge blocks Mississippi abortion ban

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked a Mississippi law that would ban most...

Lawsuit: Flood damage at Noah's Ark attraction in Kentucky

WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky. (AP) — In the Bible, the ark survived an epic flood. Yet the owners of Kentucky's Noah's...

GOP conservative temporarily blocks B disaster bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — A House GOP conservative blocked a long-overdue billion disaster aid bill Friday,...

May's relationship with EU was often rocky

BRUSSELS (AP) — As British Prime Minister Theresa May announced her departure with a Brexit plan nowhere...

Volcano on Indonesia's Bali erupts, flights canceled

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Bali's airport has canceled flights following an eruption of the Mount Agung...

Official: 29 inmates killed in Venezuelan jail riot

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A showdown between armed inmates and guards in an overcrowded cellblock of a...

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