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  1. Ferguson Demo Draws 1,000 in PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Skanner

    Joining protests across the nation estimates report nearly 1,000 gathered in Downtown Portland Nov. 25 in response to a controversial grand jury decision in Ferguson, Mo., not to indict officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown. Photo by Donovan M. Smith Demonstrators shut down streets in downtown Portland and along Martin Luther King Boulevard last night in protest of a grand jury's decision not to indict Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown.

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  2. 'Wake of Vanport' Draws Standing Room AudienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Skanner

    More than 200 people attended 'The Wake of Vanport,' including many flood survivors whose stories were recounted in the documentary. Photo by Intisar Abioto NPMTC's collection of Vanport oral history multimedia productions screened on Saturday, Nov. 15 to a packed hall at the Vancouver Avenue First Baptist Church in North Portland.

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  3. Portland News and Events for Nov. 21 Through Dec. 9, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Skanner

    PHOTO: Greater Solid Rock Church of God in Christ Outreach Ministries , 1705 NE Dekum St., is holding its annual Winter Drive, collecting blankets, coats, and socks, hats and gloves are also accepted. The Kingdom Builders will collect donations until Saturday, Dec. 13. Then, the Day of Giving will be on Saturday, Dec. 20 in downtown Portland, at 4th Burnside from 10-12 p.m. They need volunteers for that day and others as well.

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  4. Documentary Captures Police Violence Then and NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | The Skanner

    Over the last two years filmmakers Jodi Darby, Julie Perini, and Erin Yankee have been conducting research and shooting and collecting interviews focusing on the stories of people who have been killed by the police, people who've survived Portland police brutality, and those who have organized against such violence. "As media artists and community activists, we have spent time in meetings, on the front lines of protests and behind cameras and microphones collecting stories of local police issues for the past 15 years.Arresting Poweris the culmination of that work," they say.

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  5. Portland News and Events for Nov. 13 Through Dec. 9, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | The Skanner

    PHOTO: The first fashion director at Vibe, Michaela Angela Davis; Mimi Thi Nguyen, associate professor at the University of Illinois and blogger at ThreadBared; and Patrice Grell Yursik, aka Afrobella speak at the upcoming 11th annual Ray Warren Symposium at Lewis & Clark, Nov. 12-14 ; all events are free and open to the public. The event explores questions of race, beauty, and desire from a range of angles--the politics of black hair, hierarchies of skin color, cosmetic surgery practices to reduce characteristics associated with racial or ethnic groups, appropriation in the name of fashion, the interplay of racism and fatphobia, and the connections among race, beauty, and disability.

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  6. Judge Frees VOZ Activist Francisco AguirreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 10 | The Skanner

    Francisco Aguirre took refuge in Augustana Lutheran Church in Northeast Portland Sept. 19 after Immigration agents came to his door.

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  7. Judge Frees Immigrants Rights Activist Francisco AguirreRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 8 | The Skanner

    Francisco Aguirre took refuge in Augustana Lutheran Church in Northeast Portland Sept. 19 after Immigration agents came to his door.

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  8. Rally Friday for Arrested Immigrants Rights Activist Francisco AguirreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | The Skanner

    Francisco Aguirre took refuge in Augustana Lutheran Church in Northeast Portland Sept. 19 after Immigration agents came to his door.

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  9. Portland News and Events for Nov. 6 - Nov. 21 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | The Skanner

    Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown thanks Danielle Solomon for voting. Brown was in Pioneer Square greeting voters Tuesday.

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  10. Albina Opportunities Wins Funds to Help Minority and Women's BusinessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | The Skanner

    PHOTO: Albina Opportunities Corps has new members on its Board of Directors. Pictured here from left: Howard Feldman, Board Chair; and new Board members Eric Selden-VP business lending at First Citizen Bank; Shobi Dahl of Dave's Killer Bread; and Bruce Watts, community activist.

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  11. Portland News and Events for November 1 -15, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 30 | The Skanner

    Two former sheriff's deputies, two former prosecutors and a retired Oregon Supreme Court Justice came together to urge voters to Vote Yes on Initiative 91 and make marijuana legal in Oregon. In a press conference at the advocacy nonprofit Partnership for Safety and Justice, each gave a list of reasons why legalizing, taxing and regulating marijuana will lead to more respect for the law, less wasted time for police and prosecutors, save $50 million a year spent on marijuna enforcement, and prevent 12,000 Oregonians a year from getting a hefty, $650 ticket and a record that can hurt them for years.

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  12. 'The Wake of Vanport' Oral History Screening Nov. 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 30 | The Skanner

    "The Wake of Vanport" is so named to honor the death of a city and the viewing of its history through the collection of Vanport stories told by the voices of those who lived there. It is also a celebration of life after loss.

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  13. "Save the Good Old Houses" Offers Lessons From HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | The Skanner

    A demolished house in NE Portland inspired a small protest. An event on Nov. 18 aims to bring together community members who are concerned about infill development.

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  14. Diversifying the Public Art CollectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | The Skanner

    Painter Arvey Smith and a mural from Project Hope, created by Smith and more than 100 young people in detention, over the course of two years. Much has been written lately about Portland's changing demographics, and the fact that communities of color have disproportionately low access to publicly funded services.

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  15. Portland News and Events for Oct. 16 Through November 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | The Skanner

    PHOTO: Hundreds came out in North Portland for the Nigerian Community of Oregon and SW Washington this past weekend celebrated the 54th Nigerian Independence Day, featuring dancing and delicious food, Saturday, Oct. 4 at the Matt Dishman Community Center. Get involved in their events at www.ncoswa.org .

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  16. Portland Prime Gives Away Shoes and Steaks to 500 ChildrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | The Skanner

    Portland Prime will give away 500 pairs of new shoes to local children on Oct. 18. Now in its third year, the Tennis Shoes and Steaks event will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Portland Prime restaurant, 121 SW 3rd Ave., Portland. "The gift of a new pair of shoes can give a personal message of encouragement and can change a child's life forever," said restaurant owner Frank Taylor.

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  17. Development Wraps Black History and Career Education into Preservation ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | The Skanner

    Teressa Raiford and her uncle Andre Raiford are pictured here with Josh Cabot, project manager and Geoff Grummon, architect, from Livermore Architecture and Engineering Inc. Andre Raiford owns the site of the former Burger Barn at 3962 NE Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd, which is now slated to be preserved as a community resource center and soul food court. African Americans have lived and worked at this address since at least 1906.

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  18. Patrick Shariff Paden, 18, Arrested in April 27 ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | The Skanner

    Portland Police Bureau's Gang Enforcement Team has arrested Patrick Shariff Paden, 18, and charged him with attempted murder, attempted assault and unlawful use of a weapon. Paden is suspected in a shooting, April 27, in the area of Northeast 9th Avenue and Stanton Street.

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  19. Portland News and Events for Oct. 4 Through Oct. 25, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | The Skanner

    PHOTO: Multnomah County's restorative justice program held a Farm to Table dinner Saturday Sept. 27 at the county's CROPS farm in Troutdale.

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  20. Weigh in on the Candidates for Monitoring DOJ settlement with PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | The Skanner

    PHOTO: Three members of the selection advisory board discuss the candidates: from left Bob Joondeph, of Disability Rights Oregon; Aimee Samara, Human Rights Commissioner and Michael Alexander, Urban League of Portland When Judge Michael Simon approved Portland's Settlement agreement with the Department of Justice, the city agreed to hire a Community Liaison/Compliance Officer to oversee progress and report back to the report. Now, for the next 30 days, the city is asking the public to comment on the three candidates under consideration.

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