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Black-clad protesters, gathered to oppose conservative groups staging an "End Domestic Terrorism" rally, hold signs in Portland, Ore., on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. Police have mobilized to prevent clashes between conservative groups and counter-protesters who plan to converge in the city. (AP Photo/Noah Berger) 

Police said there were about 1,200 on the streets, but that number fell throughout the day. Six people suffered minor injuries

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The Oath Keepers pull out but Patriot Prayer's Joey Gibson says: “we don't bend the knee; we show up ten-fold, one hundred-fold...Force them to arrest you for being peaceful."

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Counter-protesters at a Portland rally. (AP Photo/John Rudoff, File) 

The mayor of Portland, Oregon, said Wednesday that people planning violence or espousing hatred at a weekend protest by right-wing groups in the liberal city "are not welcome here"

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Photo by Doug Brown 

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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