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Nichole Watson speaks at an April 13 forum on upcoming school board races. 

Forum focuses on equity, disproportionate discipline

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U.S. District Court Judge Michael McShane 

U.S. District Judge Michael McShane made the comments after more than three hours of arguments in a lawsuit brought by 20 states and the District of Columbia

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Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard. (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer) 

After Damian Lillard hit his walk-off 3-pointer to send the Trail Blazers along in the playoffs, he waved goodbye to the Thunder bench.

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Brown compared the crisis management team to a "SWAT team," saying it will act as her "eyes and ears" within the Department of Human Services

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Courtesy of Karimah Guion-Pledgure 

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon county has agreed to pay $100,000 to a Black employee who sued alleging she was harassed after asking that a Blue Lives Matter flag not be displayed in the office.

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Dr. Markisha Smith 

New Director of Equity and Human Rights talks about her vision for the role

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Don’t Shoot PDX will launch a Community Legal Referral Services program by the end of spring. Photo by Saundra Sorensen 

When Don’t Shoot PDX opened a second office at 14 NE Killingsworth earlier this year, founder Teressa Raiford envisioned it as a venue to legally empower vulnerable members of the community.

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Russell Courtier, who ran down and killed a young black man in Oregon two years ago, was sentenced Tuesday, April 16, 2019, to life in prison. (Multnomah County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)  

Jurors in March found Russell Courtier, 40, guilty of murder, hit-and-run driving and the hate crime of second-degree intimidation in the death of 19-year-old Larnell Bruce

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The federal government should take action to protect fish runs in the Willamette River, according to a national conservation group.

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Elections Voter Assistance Teams can help a voter in their home, at the facility they live in, or at an elections service location in SE Portland or Gresham.

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