Two white Walmart employees accused Black Oregon resident, Ryan Redditt, of stealing a vacuum during a July 11, 2023, incident. However, security footage and transaction records proved that he purchased the item.

Janee Jewell Plummer was arrested in Portland after punching a Black security guard who tried to stop her from shoplifting.

NuBrit’tany and Tasha Smith say Oregon "police didn't give a damn."

A Multnomah County jury awarded Rose Wakefield $1 million after she claimed a store clerk told her "I don't serve Blacks."

Ian Cranston has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for fatally shooting Barry Washington Jr. for complimenting his girlfriend.

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Dean's Beauty Salon and Barber Shop has evolved into a community mainstay.

Once the state's second largest city, Vanport was founded and destroyed because of racism.

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27-year-old Ian Mackenzie Cranston is now charged with second-degree murder, first-degree manslaughter, second-degree manslaughter, first-degree assault and two counts of unlawful use of a weapon in the shooting death of 22-year-old Barry Washington Jr., who he allegedly shot for complimenting his girlfriend.

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An incident involving Oregon high school students participating in a racist Snapchat group called "Slave Trade" is coming back to haunt some of its members.

A white woman used spray paint to deface a monument in Mount Tabor Park in Portland, Oregon, to York, a slave and the only Black member of the Lewis and Clark expedition. It's the second time in three months it's been vandalized.

Robert Keegan's told authorities that he was struck in the face by Aidan Ellison before he fatally shot him on Nov. 23, but an autopsy proves otherwise.