racism

Anti-racist billboards put up in Portland

  PORTLAND, Ore. (KPTV/CNN) – A string of billboards popped up within the past week, courtesy of the group “Portland Equity in Action.” The goal: to raise awareness about African Americans who died in police shootings and in controversial cases. The group …

“Whites only” house for sale in Eugene

Eugene, Ore. — People walking down Fochs Street in Eugene Thursday were shocked to see signs that one person called “unbelievable”. Eugene resident Devin Hall said, “Someone’s got a lot of nerve to be putting stuff like this up around Eugene. It’s …

OSF actor recounts racist incident

Update (06/27 4:00 p.m.) — Ashland Police have identified a man who they believe told a woman there is a law in Oregon that would allow him to kill her because she is African American. The Ashland Police Department contacted the Jackson …

SOU students hold protest to address racial concerns

Ashland, Ore. — Southern Oregon University students, faculty, and community members are calling for an end to racism. Dozens gathered outside Stevenson Union Friday for a peaceful march around campus and through the streets of Ashland. Organizers say they want people to know racism …

Former Oregon police chief accused of being racist

Former Police Chief Marvin Hoover is accused of being racist. Clatskanie, Ore. – Police officers in Clatskanie, Oregon are accusing their former chief of racism. They claim the former police chief, Marvin Hoover made offensive remarks about African Americans on the job. …
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