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Group sues after US citizen detained outside courthouse

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 Film explores complex relationship between Black soldiers and Native Americans

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Founders and co-owners of Green Hop Karanja Crews, left, and Nicole Kennedy, right 

Black-owned dispensary hosts block party to support local music, minority cannabis entrepreneurs

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Pan-African Festival 2019 (Photo by Jerry Foster) 

On Saturday, August 10, the Pan-African Festival (PAF) returned for a third year to celebrate the African Diaspora in the Pacific Northwest

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A new law curbing use of the death penalty in Oregon now appears to go further than supporters intended

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The Humane Society of the United States called the law a "monumental win for hens confined in tiny cages in the egg industry"

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(Photo Courtesy: NBA/Portland Trail Blazers) 

The new design pays tribute to previous decades in the semi-centennial

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Robert Oden is the first person to be charged with the new bias crime law in Multnomah County, after punching three men in the face and yelling "go back to your country".

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A protester participates in a rally in Portland, Ore. (Mark Graves/The Oregonian via AP, File) 

Portland police are mobilizing to prevent clashes between out-of-state far-right groups planning a rally here and the homegrown anti-fascists who oppose them

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Tamena Strickland 

The sister of a two-sport athlete at Portland State University has been indicted in his shooting death earlier this month

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