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Oregon's affordable housing group says proposed changes will allow landlords to discriminate and make it impossible for victims to hold them accountable

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USDA Forest Service Planning Engineer Yiqiang (Kevin) Gu 

Planning Engineer Yiqiang (Kevin) Gu says “Having a career that can contribute to improving other people’s lives and that can help to shape our future can be very fulfilling”

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Nate McCoy, chair of the Portland Housing Bureau Advisory Committee (Photo by Saundra Sorenson)  

Nate McCoy wants city to be more inclusive of minority-owned firms.

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The decision comes just two days after state police officials released body cam video showing an OSP campus officer's arrest of a Black female student

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Maia Bellon, has led the Washington Department of Ecology since February 2013 

Ecology Director Maia Bellon submitted formal objections in which she calls the proposal ill-advised and illegal

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former Washington Governors (from left) Dan Evans, Chris Gregoire, and Gary Locke sit together before testifying in favor of Initiative 1000 

More than two decades after voters banned affirmative action, the question of whether one's minority status should be considered in state employment, contracting, colleges admissions is back on the ballot

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Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley 

Under current law, individuals in custody who have not been convicted of a crime are denied Medicare, Medicaid, and veterans’ benefits

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O'Nesha Cochran, the former program director at he newly opened Diane Wade House in Portland, speaks at a May 9, 2019 Multnomah County Commission meeting after her abrupt firing from the Diane Wade House.. 

Leneice Rice will serve as a liaison focused on documenting and reporting feedback from a community whose faith in law enforcement has been tested

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One of the most important conceptual artists of our time, his works examine the representation of race and the politics of visual culture

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The United Food and Commercial Workers Union has agreed a three-year contract for stores in Oregon and Southwest Washington

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