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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

The ‘Invisible Tax’ On Black Teachers

The additional tasks assigned to educators are not divided equally among Black teachers and their non-Black colleagues, leaving Black teachers in roles that don’t set them up for promotions and lead to early burnout.

Competing Pdx Renter Referendums 

Portland voters will consider two competing questions on short-term rentals. This November voters at the ballot box will weigh separate proposals dealing with corporate owners and significantly cutting the number of such rentals.

Spirits Store Owners Request State Assistance

Portland liquor store owners have turned up their demands in asking the state for help in decreasing robberies and thefts. It is being reported that liquor store owners are seeing people brazenly steal multiple bottles at a time.

University Scientists Reveal The Alarming Rise In Violence During The Pandemic

Scientists at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine say violence prevention efforts must become “inclusive of social and normative shifts regarding human dignity and rights.”

‘It Was Disturbing:’ Phoenix Suns Players And Staff Respond To Robert Sarver Report

The players and coaching staff of the Phoenix Suns have been responding to the independent investigation into embattled owner Robert Sarver at the NBA's media day.

Why Do So Many Black Women Have Alopecia?

Dermatologist Danita Peoples-Peterson says some styles are causing hair loss, and tight braids are at the top of her list.

Hundreds Walk For Recovery, Jobs A Solution

This weekend, more than 300 people walked through downtown Portland. They were addressing the addiction crisis in Oregon.

Mail Carrier Robbed, Reward Put Up

A $50K reward is now being offered after a mail carrier was robbed at gunpoint in NE Portland.

Tiffany Haddish Says She Lost All Her Gigs After Abuse Claim

Following a notice of dismissal filed by the plaintiffs for a lawsuit involving allegations of molestation against comedians Tiffany Haddish and Aries Spears, Haddish says the suit has cost her work.

Texas, Battling Teen Pregnancy, Recasts Sex Education Standards

This fall, school districts across Texas are marking a shift to what educators call an “abstinence-plus” curriculum — the first time the state has revised its standards for sexual health education in more than 20 years.

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The ‘Invisible Tax’ On Black Teachers

The additional tasks assigned to educators are not divided equally among Black teachers and their non-Black colleagues, leaving Black teachers in roles that don’t set them up for promotions and lead to early burnout.