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Coalition targets 17 priority bills for Black Life

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Lee Edward Moore, Sr. 1946-2021 

Over his long career in the public and private sector, Lee Moore helped impact the course of Oregon history

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U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) 

Unjust doctrine shields police officers from accountability for misconduct and criminal behavior

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Ruby Haughton-Pitts in a 2018 interview with KOBI-TV NBC5 

State leaders, members and supporters are questioning AARP’s secrecy around the decision to fire the highly regarded leader after two years of service

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People who are 45 to 64 with underlying health conditions will be eligible starting March 29

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Jo Ann Hardesty sits at the head table at The Skanner Foundation MLK Breakfast 2019 

Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty, who oversees the city’s civic life bureau, opted to remove funding from Southwest Neighborhoods Inc. after an audit found that money had been mismanaged.

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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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