Rev. Jesse Jackson Coming to Portland On Campbell Shooting


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The fatal police shooting of Aaron Campbell is getting national attention. The Rev. Jesse Jackson, already coming to Oregon this week to address tensions on the University of Oregon campus on Eugene, will come to Portland on Tuesday night to speak at a news conference at 6 pm on the Campbell shooting. The news conference by the Albina Ministerial Alliance will be at the Maranatha Church Fellowship ...   More
 
Sunday, February 14, 2010 HANK STERN

Two Reverends: Al Sharpton is Right on Jesse Jackson's Heels


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A second larger-than-life pastor may soon arrive in Portland to protest the police slaying of 25-year-old Aaron Campell. Rev. Al Sharpton is planning a trip to Portland, says Sharpton's national field director, Rev. DeVes Toon. The news comes one day after Rev. Jesse Jackson announced he'll hold a news conference and rally in Portland on Tuesday. As first reported in WW, Sharpton is in touch ...   More
 
Monday, February 15, 2010 JAMES PITKIN

The Campbell Shooting: Leonard Speaks Up, Will Adams?


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Only Mayor Sam Adams knows why he made the unusual decision to assign the Police Bureau to Commissioner Dan Saltzman rather than over-seeing it himself as nearly every mayor in modern Portland history has done. There's at least one logical reason why Adams might not have wanted the bureau after he won election in 2008. As proven by the furor over the fatal Jan. 29 shooting of Aaron Campbell, ...   More
 
Tuesday, February 16, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS

Adams Steps Into Campbell Controversy


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After more than a week spent standing back while City Commissioner Dan Saltzman and, more recently, City Commissioner Randy Leonard addressed last month's fatal Portland police shooting of Aaron Campbell, Mayor Sam Adams stepped forcefully into the debate this morning. Hours before Rev. Jesse Jackson brings the national spotlight to Portland tonight by speaking at a rally, Adams made an unannounced ...   More
 
Tuesday, February 16, 2010 JAMES PITKIN

Jesse Jackson in Portland: 'We Cry Out for Justice'


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Rev. Jesse Jackson told a crowd of more than 1,000 people tonight in Portland that they should not stop protesting the Jan. 29 police shooting death of Aaron Campbell. "To get justice for Aaron is a long-distance struggle," Jackson told the crowd in the packed Maranatha Church of God in Northeast Portland."We cry out for justice and we cry out for peace. But there can be no peace until you take ...   More
 
Tuesday, February 16, 2010 JAMES PITKIN

Where Jesse Jackson Went After The Rally


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Wednesday, February 17, 2010 HANK STERN

Adams Issues Statement on Campbell Shooting: Outrage "Justified"


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Mayor Sam Adams is stepping up his profile in response to the Jan. 29 fatal shooting of Aaron Campbell by Portland Police. The mayor's decision to become more engaged is appropriate, given his position as the city's top elected official. However, his observation that "the Campbell family's pain, anger and outrage are real, they are justified" may provide lawyers for Campbell's family a bargaining ...   More
 
Wednesday, February 17, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS

How Racist is Oregon?


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Thursday, February 18, 2010 JAMES PITKIN

Minorities in the Portland Police: Some Very Sad Numbers


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While reporting on tomorrow's WW cover story about the Aaron Campbell shooting, I requested data from the police bureau on the number of minority cops it employs. The question was prompted by two recent events. First was Rev. Jesse Jackson's calls in Portland Feb. 16 for greater minority representation in the cop shop and in city government. Then came Police Commissioner Dan Saltzman's statement ...   More
 
Tuesday, February 23, 2010 JAMES PITKIN

While Jesse Jackson Pushes Beyond Police Use-of-Force Issues, Demonstrators Protest Downtown (UPDATED)


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The Rev. Jesse Jackson returned to Portland today to build support for what he called "the bigger picture," a broader platform for social justice that goes beyond issues of excessive police force. And he challenged Portlanders to look at his call for equality "through a door not a keyhole." "It's possible to be a minority with majority vision," he told reporters at Emmanuel Temple Church in ...   More
 
Monday, March 29, 2010 BETH SLOVIC

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