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katt williams, katt williams arrested, katt williams assaults driver, oregon, portland, wild n out -

We all have the person we root for, doggedly, stubbornly, and despite all the messed up, self-sabotaging stuff they do. Katt Williams, for a reason I don’t quite understand, remains that person for a lot of people, including myself.


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bob mcculloch, criminal justice system, ferguson, michael brown, oregon, oregon district attorneys association -

Nearly four years after failing to indict Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown Jr., a black man; only days after losing his re-election bid to Wesley Bell, a black man; an Oregon organization thought St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Bob McCulloch would be the perfect person to headline its annual…


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confederate flag, hate crime, kid rock, kid rock confederate flag, oregon -

Here’s a question: If the Confederate flag has nothing to do with racism, and it’s all about Southern pride and history, why does it seem to fly high in areas of the country that are decidedly not in the South?


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Confederate Flag, News, Oregon, Willamette Country Music Festival -

When Black folks occupy seemingly white spaces in this age of Donald Trump, we must be mindful that some ish might pop off due to their discomfort of melanated people. One 18-year-old Black male learned that the hard way while attending the Willamette Country Music Festival in Brownsville, Ore., and it cost him a trip […]

The post Black teen attacked at country music festival after argument over Confederate battle flag appeared first on theGrio.

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Assault, Brenda Mae Glenn, News, Oregon, Racism, Racist -

Oregon woman Brenda Mae Glenn has been found guilty of fourth-degree assault and second-degree disorderly conduct stemming from her attacking a woman with a beer bottle after she reportedly hurled racist remarks at the injured woman's children.

The post Racist woman calls Black kids n-word and breaks beer bottle on parent’s head appeared first on theGrio.

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Education, News, Oregon, Racism, School -

An Oregon mother was shocked when she learned that her son was handed a racist note by three other students in school. Jennifer Cook said that her son Christiaan Bedford, an eighth grader at Lake Oswego Junior High School, had been handed a note with the N-word on it by three white students. “I got […]

The post Outrage after kids pass note calling black child ‘n****r dog’ in class appeared first on theGrio.

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Carlos Enrique, News, Oregon, Pepsi, Portland, protester, Ted Wheeler -

During a city council meeting in Portland, Oregon, a man tried to give the mayor a Pepsi.

The post Protester gives Oregon mayor a Pepsi, and the response wasn’t good appeared first on theGrio.

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Donald Trump, Kara Stevens, News, Oregon -

An Oregon woman's trip to a Safeway the day after Donald Trump's election turned into a racist attack she will never forget.

The post Oregon woman attacked with brick, called ‘N*gger Bitch’ appeared first on theGrio.

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2016 Presidential Election, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, DC, Donald Trump, Kansas City, Los Angeles, New York City, News, Oregon, Politics, Protests, Washington -

A day after Trump's election, thousands of demonstrators — some with signs declaring "NOT MY PRESIDENT" — flooded streets to protest his surprise triumph.

The post ‘Not My President’: Thousands more hit city streets to protest Trump election appeared first on theGrio.

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Black lives matter, News, Oregon, Police, Racial Profiling, Tom Newberry -

On Thursday, an Oregon police officer was placed on leave after a Facebook post in which he suggested that a Black Lives Matter protest was “target practice.” West Linn police Officer Tom Newberry said in posts obtained by KGW-TV that a day designated by the movement as a day of protest should be instead called a […]

The post Oregon officer placed on leave for calling Black Lives Matter protest “target practice” appeared first on theGrio.

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mass shooting, National, News, Oregon, School Shooting, Umpqua Community College -

At least 10 people have been killed and more than 20 others injured in a shooting […]

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College football playoffs, Florida State, Heisman trophy, Jameis Winston, johnny manziel, Oregon, Sports -

If Jameis Winston is smart, we’ve seen the last of him in a Florida State […]

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Assault, Citizen Arrest, Homeless Men, Law Enforcement, News, Oregon, Portland, Roshawn Lenkau, Video -

VIDEO - Roshawn Lenkau loves those video games where he can pretend to be a police officer. He has been fascinated with law enforcement since he was a young kid. He even enrolled in an explorer program with the L.A. County Sheriff's Office before moving to Portland...

The post Teen stops violent assault, makes citizen’s arrest appeared first on theGrio.

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Antone Forrest Deedward Owens, Antone Owens, Break In, Eugene, Lubricant, Masturbation, News, Oregon, Pornography -

theGRIO REPORT - Antone Owens, 21, allegedly broke into his neighbors homes, sometimes multiple times, so that he could masturbate...

The post Oregon man breaks into homes to watch pornography appeared first on theGrio.

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100 Meter, Carmelita Jeter, Carmelita Jeter Olympics, Eugene, Jeter 100 Trials, London Olympics, News, Oregon, Sports -

World champion sprinter Carmelita Jeter remains on the fence about whether she will run both the 100 and 200 at the U.S. Olympic trials later this month in Eugene, Ore...

The post Carmelita Jeter on fence about running 100 and 200 at trials appeared first on theGrio.

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