Portland, you are racist

Portland is a racist city and white liberals need to acknowledge its history. Despite public perception of the city as über-liberal and accepting, these conceptions do little to protect people…

Mulugeta Seraw remembered

The Urban League of Portland held a conference on Nov. 13 at University Place Conference Center to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the death of Portland resident and Ethiopian immigrant Mulugeta…

Unconscious bias motivates racism

Even when you think you hold no discrimination, unconscious bias still exists. Personal backgrounds, privileges, experiences and history dictate actions, motives and decisions, whether implicit or explicit, conscious or unconscious….