Not everything in the Rose City has been rosy.
Award-winning writer and Portland native Mitchell S. Jackson reflects on the sneaky power of protest.
Mitchell S. Jackson
The Long View
Writer Walidah Imarisha on eight years of talking about the brutal history of race in Oregon.
High Choir Act
Damien Geter’s 'An African American Requiem' will premiere at the Schnitz in May.
Launched by two Grant High School alums, the Numberz aims to unite a community spread thin by gentrification.
For us black moms, the safety of our daughters is always on our minds.
Kali Thorne Ladd
Law and Order
Jury selection in the trial of Jeremy Christian begins on Tuesday.
Catch Lisa Jarrett's latest show Future Ancestors at Ori this month.
The now-global Gambler 500 road race is cheap, weird, and totally from here.
For proof, read the Portland-raised writer's staggeringly smart new book, Survival Math.
After tackling racial profiling and police violence, Portland's Red Door Project takes on a new challenge.
Meet Naomi, a new character created by Portland writers Brian Michael Bendis and David Walker.
Long Story Short
John Goodwin pushes for inclusion in art collecting.
A couple of simple tweaks (and a lot of conversation) are paying off.
Lindsey Murphy—aka “Crazy Aunt Lindsey”—makes DIY experiments fabulous.
The Oregon Woman: The Chief
The 41-year-old talks racial tensions, raising two sons, and doughnuts.
Design Week 2018: Gaming in Color
"Especially in Portland, there’s this concrete, off-white, 'add wood' feel."
Meet the contenders in this historic race.
In advance of 15 m = ?, the Portland poet talks race, gender, and survival as an artist of color.
As he nears 80, Smith—easily one of the city's most technically skilled painters—confronts race with sardonic humor and fantastic beauty.