Doug Fir Cancels Show Over Use of Racial Stereotypes in Promotional Art

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Music
A dance party scheduled to take place tonight at Doug Fir Lounge has been canceled by the venue following an online uproar over the use of racial stereotypes in the artwork being used to promote the event. As first reported by our news partners at KATU, the show, dubbed "Magic Mall" after a famous Orlando, Florida, flea market, was set to feature several styles of Southern club music. The flier, ...   More
 
Friday, November 28, 2014 MATTHEW SINGER

The Race Is On

W. Kamau Bell on racism and ninjas.


Comedy and Variety
W. Kamau Bell wants to make you uncomfortable. Bell, one of the sharpest voices on race and politics in today’s comedy scene, has no qualms about calling out people’s assumptions, hypocrisie   More
 
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 REBECCA JACOBSON

North Mississippi Avenue Food Carts Spray-Painted with Swastikas

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News
Four food carts and a Masonic temple on North Mississippi Avenue were spray-painted last night with racist graffiti, including swastikas and the "N" word. Police are investigating the vandalism as a hate crime.Ellis Bradley, the owner of Grass Roots Cafe at 3503 N. Mississippi Ave., says the front of his cart was painted in swastikas, while the side was covered with the "N" word. "They repeated the ...   More
 
Thursday, August 9, 2012 AARON MESH

State Champs’ Personal Fouls

Lake Oswego High School won’t say whether members of its 6A titlist football team were disciplined for racist tweets.


News Stories
At least six members of Lake Oswego High School’s 6A state champion football team targeted one of their former teammates...   More
 
Wednesday, March 7, 2012 HANNAH HOFFMAN

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