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08/19/2019

US far-right group vows to march monthly following Portland rally

Portland saw its largest far-right demonstration of the Trump era on Saturday, as 500 right-wingers traveled from around the United States to march back and forth across the Oregon city’s bridges and briefly occupy a patch of its waterfront. By making extensive accommodations for the unpermitted right-wing protest, including close police escorts, concrete barriers and reopening a […]

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08/19/2019

Portland rally: Proud Boys vow to march each month after biggest protest of Trump era

Portland saw its largest far-right demonstration of the Trump era on Saturday, as 500 rightwingers traveled from around the country to march back and forth across the city’s bridges, and briefly occupy a patch of its waterfront. By making extensive accommodations for the unpermitted rightwing protest, including close police escorts, concrete barriers, and reopening a […]

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08/19/2019

Portland Rejects Proud Boys & Other Ultra-Right Groups as Trump Tries to Criminalize Antifa

A crowd of white nationalists took to the streets of Portland, Oregon, over the weekend for what they dubbed the “End Domestic Terrorism” rally. But they were outnumbered by a massive response from counterprotesters, who gathered across the city as police escorted members of the Proud Boys, Patriot Prayer and other right-wing groups across one […]

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12/01/2018

2018 NAACP Election Results

Greetings to all members, friends and supporters of the NAACP, Thank you for entrusting Lisa, Mrs. Helen, Malcolm, Sheila and yours truly with the duties and responsibilities of the Election Supervisory Committee for our November 24, 2018 NAACP Portland Branch 1120B election. We were honored to create an election environment that represented respect, fairness, and […]

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10/12/2018

Revised AAIDC Focus Group Dates

AFRICAN AMERICAN INITIATIVE DATA COLLECTION Susan G. Komen Oregon & SW Washington REVISED Focus Group Discussions   Greetings: The African American Initiative Data Collection is a culturally-appropriate initiative to facilitatethe reduction of breast cancer mortality in Portland’s African American community. Our team would like to talk with African American breast cancer survivors and those living […]

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09/28/2018

Oregonians for Immigration Reform is a Hate Group: Say NO to Measure 105

At the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) our mission is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination. That will be much harder in Oregon if Measure 105 passes. The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) has designated the group responsible […]

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09/15/2018

Biennial Branch Election Scheduled

Biennial elections for officers for Portland Branch 1120B are coming up. Procedures for the Next Three General Membership Meetings September 22, 2018: Election of the Nominating Committee. All members whose memberships are current as of 30 days prior to the meeting date may be elected to the Nominating Committee. October 27, 2018: Report of the […]

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09/15/2018

Statement on Release of Financial Documents

Recently, local Portland media reported on the financial state of the NAACP Portland Branch. These stories were considered newsworthy because former branch president, Jo Ann Hardesty, is a current candidate for Portland City Commissioner, position #2. The initial story was based on public financial reports to the state and federal government. A later story added […]

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08/22/2018

Health Committee welcomed Shafia Monroe to our August Meeting to Discuss Black Mother and Infant Health

For decades, research has clearly shown that Black infants are more than twice as likely to die during birth than White infants;  Black mothers are 3-4 times more likely to die from pregnancy-related causes than White mothers. Higher education and income do not protect black women from these outcomes as demonstrated by Serena Williams’ recently […]

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