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Derek Robinson, Falayn Ferrell and Warren Luckett founded Black Restaurants Week in 2016 to celebrate and promote Black food professionals. (photo/Fredis Benitez) 

National event highlights Black-owned restaurants, cafes, and food trucks, creates countrywide database to support Black businesses

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 The Enhanced Community Safety Team will be comprised of three sergeants, 12 officers and six detectives, and will staff a seven-member on-call unit to respond to shooting scenes, examine evidence, interview witnesses and do immediate follow-up investigations

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The Oregon National Guard will go door-to-door in areas hardest hit by last weekend’s ice storm to make sure residents who have been without power for a week have enough food and water

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Kevin Peterson Jr. 

Hundreds marched through the city from Oct. 30 to Nov. 1 to protest the shooting death of Kevin Peterson Jr. by two Clark County Sheriff’s Office detectives

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Greg Johnson 

Greg Johnson brings with him memories of the destruction transportation projects can do to Black communities.

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House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy told Rep. Herrera Buetler that he had called Trump to tell him his supporters were attacking the Capitol and to ask him to "call off the riot"

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(Photo/Motoya Nakamura/ Multnomah County) 

Severe weather shelters in Multnomah County opening for second night on Friday, Feb. 12; capacity increases with snow, subfreezing temps set to linger

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Musse Olol, a member of Oregon’s Vaccine Advisory Committee 

An effort to make the vaccine roll-out more equitable was hindered by short timeline

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Gresham Police Chief Robin Sells (photo/city of Gresham) 

The report finds that Gresham Police Chief Robin Sells fostered and permitted a hostile workplace that drove out a Black senior official

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Governor Kate Brown 

Gov. Kate Brown announced Tuesday that 10 counties, including the Portland tri-county area, will be moving from the “extreme risk” tier to a lower risk category as COVID-19 cases decrease in the state

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