BBP Staff

BBP Staff

To everyone who thinks Mimi makes ALL Black women look bad I gotta question, Do Donna Brazile, Esperanza Spalding, Chrisette Michele, Angela Bassett, Michelle Obama,…

The beautiful and historic Aladdin Theater nestled in Portland’s Brooklyn neighborhood will never be the same. The semi-packed Aladdin welcomed Charlie Murphy on a recent…

The Portland Trailblazers aren’t the only thing you should be paying attention to in the NBA playoffs. Portland’s own T-N-T is bringing major heat! Terrence…

Sharon Maxwell has nerve! Nobody told her to cast a line into the river of Portland politics in an uphill stream attempt of hooking the Big Fish (incumbent Nick…

This dude here has a bird’s eye view into Portland’s political scene and issues. How? For the past several years as host of Oregon Voter’s…

Depending on the circle you’re in, Kelvin Hall is either well known or not known at all. Of the four candidates running for Multnomah County…

Compared to her opponents, Teressa Raiford has two things going for her, she has one of the most recognized names and she knows first hand…

Commissioner Loretta Smith knows the definition of underdog, she used to be one. In 2010, Commissioner Smith was given a mere 7% chance of winning…

Congratulations to CoCo! Beautiful Black’s Student of the Month for April 2014! Do you want to be Student of the Month? Would you like to…

Let’s keep it 100. Unless it’s same sex, these days marriage just isn’t a big deal. Although the purpose of this think piece is not to…

Zine   /rhymes with mean/ : A small, noncommercial, independent, handmade or internet publication typically with focused content dedicated to a specific topic, issue or opinion.

Beenie Man Cometh! Monday April 7th, 2014 beginning at 8pm at the TAO Event Center, 631 NE Grand Ave. Get tickets at The Caribbean Spice Market,…

On October 6th, 2009 the subject line on the listservs of The Oregon Assembly of Black Affairs and GetInvolvedWithJeffSchools read, “Black Student in Serious Need.”…

When you hear the words “Urban Model” what comes to mind? For many, the term is associated with negative and demeaning connotations. I wonder why?…

Yep. He’s gay. Nah. He ain’t transgendered. Eh. He don’t care if you refer to him as he or she. It don’t matter. The self…

Looking at this picture you would think she’s a star. A rock star? Fashion star? Maybe even a movie star? She is a star but…

At different times and varied reasons four Portlanders decide to pack their bags, move to New York and have yet to look back. They are…

Do you want to be Student of the Month? Would you like to nominate someone for Student of the Month? Do you like school? Does…

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