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Group Begins Cleanup On Confederate Monuments In Ridgefield

The Columbian | Aug. 22, 2017 6:28 p.m.

The Sons of Confederate Veterans group say they have no intention of removing the monuments from Jefferson Davis Park along Interstate 5, but may add security features.

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Portland NAACP On Charlottesville: 'We Won't Tolerate Racism'

OPB | Aug. 12, 2017 4:47 p.m. | Portland

Portland's chapter of the NAACP wasn't planning to spend its Saturday afternoon rallying. But things changed when news of violence, injuries and even death spilled out of Charlottesville, Virginia.

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Portland Grant Aims To Help Community Groups Track Hate Crimes

OPB | July 8, 2017 9:21 a.m. | Portland

A Portland city grant aims to help community organizations develop the capacity to track bias and hate crimes.

News | Nation | Think Out Loud

News Roundtable | REAL ID | Good In The Hood

OPB | June 22, 2017 noon

Oregon's working on making state IDs compliant with federal regulations. Portland's Good in the Hood Festival continues despite racist threats. Also, our news roundtable discusses the latest headlines.

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For Communities Of Color, Racist Portland Knife Attack Was Scary But Not Surprising

OPB | June 2, 2017 3:33 p.m. | Portland

For many people of color, the stabbings on a Portland MAX train were less a surprise and more just an escalation of things they’ve heard and felt for years in America’s whitest big city.

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North Bend School District Bans Confederate Flag

The Coos Bay World | Feb. 7, 2017 1:12 p.m. | North Bend, Oregon

The North Bend School District has banned the flag widely associated with the slave-holding Confederate States of America after a fight broke out on the high school campus last Thursday.

News | Think Out Loud

News Roundtable | Post-Election Bullying In Schools | Orange Line

OPB | Nov. 18, 2016 noon

Our news roundtable analyzes some of the week's big news. We hear about how Oregon schools are addressing post-election bullying and racism. And we discover how well a new light rail line in the Portland area is — or is not — easing congestion.

NW Life | News | local | Think Out Loud

Jim Wallis Exhorts White Christians To 'Be More Christian Than White'

OPB | Feb. 22, 2016 12:06 p.m.

Progressive Christian leader Jim Wallis joined local pastors Eric Knox and T. Allen Bethel to discuss racism and white privilege with Think Out Loud host Dave Miller.

Think Out Loud

Jim Wallis And 'America's Original Sin'

OPB | Feb. 22, 2016 12:06 p.m.

We talk to progressive Christian leader Jim Wallis with an audience at First Christian Church in downtown Portland about his new book, "America's Original Sin: Racism, White Privilege and the Bridge to a New America."