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  1. Portland News and Events for Aug. 30 Through September 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Skanner

    PHOTO: When Jason Washington of Brothers Gaining Equality through Excellence and community organizer DeMarcus Preston decided to start a "Take Back the Streets" movement against violence, the Community Cycling Center stepped up to sponsor their work with a big kickoff event last weekend.

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  2. Road Users Should Pay for Portland's Street RepairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Skanner

    PHOTO: Portland's 82nd Avenue is part of the State of Oregon's transportation system.

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  3. City Inks Alberta Street Grocery Deal with Natural GrocersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Skanner

    Portland NAACP President Audrey Terrell spoke at a March press conference reaffirming that the group had made peace with City of Portland development officials.

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  4. News Archives: A Forgotten Riot that Rocked City HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | The Skanner

    The family of Lloyd 'Tony' Stevenson after the death of their son. Stevenson was an African American security guard who in 1985 was mistaken for a suspect by a Portland Police officer; the officer killed Stevenson after putting him in a chokehold.

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  5. Portland News and Events for Aug. 21 Through SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | The Skanner

    Portland's African American Health Coalition held its annual Soul Stroll Health Walk 2014 Saturday, Aug. 16. More than 100 people turned out to Wilshire Park for the event which included encouraging words from Multnomah County Commissioner Loretta Smith and African American Chamber of Commerce president Roy Jay.

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  6. Pdx. Community Groups Plan Rally Against Police Militarization SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | The Skanner

    Meghan O'Donnell, 29, from St. Louis, prays at the spot where Michael Brown was killed, Sunday evening, Aug. 10, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo.

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  7. Portland News and Events for August 16 Through SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | The Skanner

    PHOTO: The Community Cycling Center has launched the "Take Back the Streets" campaign, galvanized by community activists Jason Washington, of Brothers Gaining Equality Through Excellence, and DeMarcus Preston, a former gang member, who approached the bike nonprofit for support.

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  8. Portland's - Enough is Enough' Targets Community Silence on Gang ViolenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | The Skanner

    "A mother said, I don't go out anymore, I could be talking to the perpetrator -- I don't feel safe,'" said Portland Office Youth Violence Prevention Director Antoinette Edwards.

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  9. Portland-Metro News and Events for August 8 through SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 8 | The Skanner

    PHOTO: Youth interns with Multnomah County's STRYVE program worked with staff at the nonprofit jobs program Constructing Hope and with the ReBuilding Center to build 150 Little Libraries.

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  10. Brothers Arrested on Federal Drugs Charges After Traffic StopRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 1 | The Skanner

    The Portland-metro Gang Task Force arrested Eugene James Holbert II, 34, and his brother Jamar Schabass Holbert, 33, after a traffic stop and ended up charging both men with federal crimes of Distribution of Cocaine, Possession with Intent to Distribute Cocaine, Conspiracy to Distribute Cocaine, and Felon in Possession of a Firearm.

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  11. Portland News and Events for August 1, 2014 Through SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 31 | The Skanner

    PHOTO: Cherry Sprout Produce celebrates its newly-redesigned greenspace with the 6th Annual "Art in the Park," Saturday, Aug. 9, from 3 to 8 p.m. in Albina Green, the park next to Cherry Sprout Produce, on the corner of N. Albina and N. Sumner.

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  12. Portland Police Arrest 20-Year Old in ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 30 | The Skanner

    Portland Police have arrested and charged Alejandro Ray Vance Jr., 20, in connection with a shooting in April 2014.

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  13. Vanport Multimedia Project Seeks Volunteers to Make and Tell Video StoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 30 | The Skanner

    Find out about the Vanport Multimedia Project at a free Sharing Ideas session sponsored by Our United Villages Community Legacy program.

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  14. Portland City Club to Release Reports on Ballot Measures and Vote Aug. 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2014 | The Skanner

    PHOTO: Still from the City Club's BallotPalooza video showing research volunteers, including Charles McGee, Maurice Rahming, Serena Stoudamire Wesley, Des Culpitt, Crista Gardner, Arlene Hagan, Elisa Dozono and others.

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  15. Portland-Metro News and Events for July 25 Through August 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | The Skanner

    PHOTO: The Portland African American Leadership Forum kicked off its community building campaign, "We are Black.

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    Jul 23, 2014 | The Skanner

    PHOTO: Children play on a slide in Montavilla Park during the "We are Black. We are Portland."

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  17. Portland and Vancouver Parks Offer Free Summer Playgrounds, Concerts and MoviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | The Skanner

    This summer Portland Parks and Recreation is offering even more fun activities for children adults and, families at parks and community centers across the city.

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  18. Portland Youth Lead Effort to Heal Community and Build PeaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2014 | The Skanner

    After shootings left two men dead and several people injured, including a five-year-old boy, youth from the YES program organized a silent protest in McCoy Park Friday.

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  19. PCRI Honors Five Pioneers for Contributions to Black CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 | The Skanner

    PHOTO: Pictured outside the offices of the Urban League of Portland are : Dion Jordan, son of Charles Jordan; Natasha Butler,daughter of Harold Brown; Gregory Brown, deputy director of PCRI; Pauline Bradford, John Marshall and Steve Marshall, sons of Dr. John Marshall; and Maxine Fitzpatrick, executive director of PCRI.

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  20. Portland News and Events for July 11 Through August 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 | The Skanner

    PHOTO: A boxing camp in honor of Portland boxing coach and five -time Golden Glove champion Chuck Lincoln aims to connect youth to year-round support.

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