Portland's elected council members are all white. But many of their employees are not. The frequent, chaotic protests at City Hall have frustrated and even scared some of the people of color who work for the city.
Racist messages to and from Oregon City High School students led to a planned walkout Thursday. School officials turned it into a private meeting.
Police said the suspect was shot and killed at the scene. Authorities initially believed that two other assailants might be at large, but hours later said the dead gunman was the only person who fired at the officers.
A Multnomah County judge has set bail at $250,000 for Michael Strickland, a man accused of pulling a gun on a crowd during a Black Lives Matter protest in Portland Thursday night.
Hundreds of people gathered in downtown Portland Thursday evening to protest the shootings of two African-American men killed this week in Louisiana and Minnesota by police officers.
Internal documents released by the Oregon Department of Justice show that Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum may have acted to remove an employee at the center of a racial profiling scandal in response to media pressure.
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The #BlackLivesMatter investigation has raised questions about the role of the Oregon Fusion Center and the cultural competency of its employees.
An independent report outlining why the Oregon Department of Justice conducted a “threat assessment” on its lone civil rights employee raises questions about the competence of data investigators — and their supervisors — in the criminal justice division.
Students at Portland State University and Lewis & Clark College have joined a national wave of protests against racial discrimination.
Gov. Brown told reporters Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum has taken the "appropriate action" in hiring an outside investigator.
That surveillance included the Department of Justice’s own director of civil rights, Erious Johnson.