Portland NAACP Opposes Fluoridation

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 The Portland branch of the NAACP has voted to oppose fluoridating Portland's water supply.“Children growing up in communities of color already face risks from many different environmental chemicals," NAACP political chair Cheryl Carter said in a statement this afternoon, "and they do not need more chemicals added to their drinking water.”Portland Branch 1120 of the NAACP made its endorsement ...   More
 
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 AARON MESH

Judge Appoints Black Attorney to Represent Alleged Neo-Nazi


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An alleged white supremacist from Portland accused of mailing a noose to an NAACP member in Ohio creates a fair amount of racial tension on its own. Imagine the surprise when a federal judge appoints a black attorney to represent the defendant. That's what happened today when Daniel Lee Jones appeared in court. The U.S. District Attorney's office announced (PDF) today that Jones, 32, was ...   More
 
Thursday, October 8, 2009 JONATHAN CROWL

White Supremacist To Appear in Federal Court


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Oregon white supremacist Daniel Lee Jones will appear in court this afternoon on federal charges for allegedly threatening a NAACP leader in Ohio by mailing a noose to the organization's Lima, Ohio office in February 2008. Authorities say Jones, a regional director for the American National Socialist Workers Party, had previously sent hate mail to the NAACP's Jason Upthegrove, an advocate for ...   More
 
Thursday, October 8, 2009 JONATHAN CROWL

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