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Portland's dance scene gets a dash of European flavor next month when Great Britain's…


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Afghanistan will be the focus of more than 70 free Multnomah County Library programs in…


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The Seattle Seahawks are now 14-3 and bound for the NFC Championship game after defeating the…


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ATLANTA—"Bold, audacious" action is needed to make sure society really heeds the…


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SEATTLE—Nearly four decades after Larry Gossett led a successful push to recruit more Black…


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NEW ORLEANS—Mayor Ray Nagin apologized Tuesday for remarks he made the previous day…


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Central Area Motivational Program President Tony Orange leads several hundred soggy marchers to the…


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African American enrollment continues to decline at college

Nearly four decades after Larry Gossett led a successful push to recruit more Black students to the University of Washington, African Americans account for less than 3 percent of the overall student body.
This academic year, there are just 118 Black freshmen in a class of nearly 5,000, the lowest number since 1999 and fewer even than when Gossett — then a student leader, now a King County Councilor — was recruiting.


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Public hearing on discrimination bill draws heated public comment

OLYMPIA—Dozens of people made emotional arguments during a public hearing Tuesday on a gay…


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Parades, speeches, demonstrations mark civil rights leader's birthday

ATLANTA—"Bold, audacious" action is needed to make sure society really heeds the…


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