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Three Men Stood Up to Anti-Muslim Attack. Two Paid With Their Lives. - New York Times

An Army veteran, a recent college graduate and a student who once won a poetry contest by condemning prejudice stirred up by the Sept. 11 attacks intervened as a man screamed anti-Muslim insults at two women in Portland, Ore., on Friday. In the days ...and more »

Two Killed in Portland While Trying to Stop Anti-Muslim Rant, Police Say - New York Times

The Oregon man accused of screaming anti-Muslim insults at two women, and then fatally stabbing two men and wounding a third as they tried to intervene on Friday, had a history of making extremist remarks, according to the police and civil rights ...and more »

The Portland stabbing is the latest in a wave of racist attacks across America - Vox

Three strangers saved her and her friend's life — and two of them died in doing so. On Friday, 16-year-old Destinee Mangum and her 17-year-old Muslim friend, who was wearing a hijab, were on a Portland, Oregon, light-rail train when a man — now ...and more »

On a Portland Train, the Battlefield of American Values - New York Times

America may seem leaderless, with nastiness and bullying ascendant, but the best of our nation materialized during a moral crisis on a commuter train in Portland, Ore. A white man riding on that train on Friday began screaming anti-Muslim insults at a ...and more »

Suspected attacker Jeremy Joseph Christian stood out amid rising tensions in Portland - Washington Post

Last month, even as hardcore activists with opposing ideologies clashed on the streets of Portland, Ore., as police officers kept watch, Jeremy Joseph Christian stood out. He was big, standing over 6 feet tall and weighing 235 pounds, according to ...and more »

'Brave and selfless' Oregon stabbing victims hailed as heroes for standing up to racist rants - Washington Post

Even before their names were released, one word repeatedly came up to describe the men who were killed in a stabbing Friday on a light-rail train in Portland, Ore.: heroes. They had tried to intervene, police said, after another passenger began ...and more »

Nearly $1m raised for victims of Jeremy Christian - Aljazeera.com

Muslims in Portland thanked the community for its support as they raised money for the victims of a deadly attack on a train by an Islamophobic white supremacist. On Friday, Jeremy Joseph Christian - a 35-year-old who was known to authorities - fatally ...and more »

Suspect in Portland double murder posted white supremacist material online - The Guardian

Mayor laments 'horrific act of racist violence' after Jeremy Joseph Christian, 35, charged in deaths of two men in confrontation on public transportation. Jason Wilson in Portland, Oregon. @jason_a_w. Sun 28 May 2017 10.15 EDT First published on Sat 27 ...and more »

Suspect in Portland Hate Crime Murders is a Known White Supremacist - The Portland Mercury (blog)

Jeremy Christian, now accused of hate crime murders, at the right-wing "March for Free Speech" on April 29 (Note: the people in the background are not associated with Jeremy Christian) Doug Brown. The man accused of the brutal hate crime slayings of ...and more »

Suspect in fatal Portland attack yells about 'free speech' at hearing - Reuters

PORTLAND, Oregon - (Reuters) - The suspect in a fatal stabbing spree on a Portland, Oregon, commuter train yelled remarks about “free speech” as he entered the courtroom where he was being arraigned on Tuesday on charges of attacking bystanders who ...and more »