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A new report provides an update on racial disparities in Multnomah County’s justice system, serves as a starting point for strategies to promote equity

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T-Dub Customs artist Takiyah Ward (photo by Susan Fried) 

The event at Estelita's Library celebrated the largest collection of Black Panther newspapers

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Photo courtesy Rev. E.D. Mondaine 

A nonprofit coalition of brick building argued that being required to post placards on their front doors violated their First and 14th Amendment Rights

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Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty 

Eudaly proposes workgroups, feedback process through 2023

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People wearing face masks duck down as they walk at Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim) 

The U.S. Senate has unanimously passed Senator Merkley's bipartisan legislation, which follows reports that U.S.-made equipment has been used by Hong Kong police to violate the human rights of peaceful protesters

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Surgeon General of California, Dr. Nadine Burke Harris is pushing an unprecedented plan to implement universal screenings for childhood trauma within the state’s schools

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In honor of Veterans Day, Monday, Merkley, Brown, Reed, Van Hollen introduced legislation to extend financial protections for servicemembers to veterans and consumers

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(photo courtesy United Way) 

The United Way of King County program aims to reduce homelessness by preventing evictions

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Jefferson High Principal Margaret Calvert with graduate. (photo courtesy PPS) 

New support positions aim to increase attendance rates among students who often struggle with displacement, homelessness

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Nike wants to focus on selling its swoosh-branded gear on its own site and apps

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