BBP Staff

BBP Staff

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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,…

Charlie Murphy

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…

T2 on display in NBA Playoffs

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 2

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…

bruce broussard

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…

Kelvin Hall

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…

Teressa Raiford

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…

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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…

student coco

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…

dont be a fool

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…

tanya

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

regis

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,…

anthony_blake

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.”…

model

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?…

freeda

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…

rebekah star

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…

ny2

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…

Student of the Month - Jeremiah

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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