05-22-2019  6:29 am   •   PDX Weather    •   SEA weather  

Stacy M. Brown 

William Spriggs, a chief economist at the AFL-CIO and professor in the department of Economics at Howard University said since reaching a low of 6 percent in November, the Black unemployment rate has climbed three straight months. “Given the relationship of the Black community to predatory sub-prime auto loans this is not good.”

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Federal Appeals Court rules African Americans were denied voting rights

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Dr. Jasmine Streeter 

 A few minutes from our homes in North Portland, Smith and Bybee Wetlands Natural Area is a 2000 acre natural wetland known to host over 100 species of birds. Armed with a single pair of binoculars and our eyes, we set off for adventure.

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According to the Shelby County Schools’ website, the district serves more than 100,000 students in 200 schools. However, there is no collective representation of these 100,000 students. A student board member would be able to close the gap left through the current school board structure.

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The Georgia Senate passed a bill last week that would require anyone who vandalizes a monument to pay for the damages.

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Jeffrey L. Boney 

The arc of the moral universe is bending towards justice for the 95 victims of the unjust and inhumane convict-leasing system in Texas.

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A new refrain could be taking center stage during the 2020 Presidential Campaign.

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Ruthie Guidry, MomsRising 

 When Da’Reil passed away, I wished more than anything that I’d been able to spend more time with him during his final months. That’s time I’ll never get back.

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It didn’t have to be this way for net neutrality, and it doesn’t need to stay this way either

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We have heard stories of horror, murder, refugees, and systematic repression — now we hear of revolution

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