Bradley W. Parks
Bradley W. Parks

Bradley W. Parks

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Bradley W. Parks is a digital producer at Oregon Public Broadcasting.

Previously, Bradley was a reporter for the Zanesville Times Recorder in Zanesville, Ohio, where he covered education. Prior to that he served as a statehouse correspondent in Columbus, Ohio. He also covered sports for four years during college and has worked in digital, radio, TV, newspapers and magazines.

Bradley graduated cum laude from Ohio University with a degree in journalism and an African studies certificate.

When he's not at work, Bradley is busy running in marathons and triathlons, and plans to someday compete in the Boston Marathon. Fun fact: He has been known to run barefoot — on trails and streets.

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Portland police crack down fast on protesters Saturday night

Oregon and Portland leaders kicked off a milestone weekend with a plea for protesters in town: Stop the violence. Once demonstrations got under way, police marked the city's 100th consecutive day of racial justice protests the way they marked many of the 99 days before it: with a riot declaration, impact weapons, bull rushes and lots of tear gas.



Protesters fight using pepper spray, baseball bats in Portland on Saturday

Protesters at Portland rallies to support police and show support for President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign engaged in physical combat repeatedly with counterprotesters Saturday without police intervention. Members of the chaotic crowd used an array of weapons, including baseball bats and firearms to beat and threaten those they opposed.





Oria Boyd, 16, speaks into the bullhorn at a protest against police brutality on June 3, 2020.

Protest Profiles: Oregonians Speak Out Against Police Brutality

Since police killed George Floyd in Minneapolis, nightly protests have put police brutality and racial equity in front of the country like never before. Oregonians have taken to the streets in huge numbers, night after night, in Portland, but they've also marched in smaller cities all over the state, demanding big changes. Here are some of the people marching in Oregon, and why they're out there.



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