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Muslim groups raise $500000 for the victims of the Portland attacks - The Independent

Islamic groups have raised nearly half-a-million dollars for the families of the men killed in Portland, Oregon while trying to defend Muslim women from a racist attack. Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche and Ricky John Best were fatally stabbed and another ...and more »

Man Yelling Hate Speech On Portland Train Kills Two Men Who Try To Intervene, Police Say - BuzzFeed News

Two men were stabbed to death Friday on a light-rail train in Portland, Oregon, after they tried to intervene as a man yelled hate speech at two women who appeared to be Muslim, police said. A third passenger who tried to intervene was also stabbed but ...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 »

White Supremacist Charged With Killing 2 In Portland, Ore., Knife Attack - NPR

Two people are dead and one was injured after a stabbing on a train in Portland, Ore., on Friday afternoon. Police say the disturbance began when a man on a light-rail train "began yelling various remarks that would best be characterized as hate speech ...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 »

Army vet and college graduate, killed after trying to stop racist rants, are hailed as heroes - PBS NewsHour

Very emotional gathering at today's vigil outside the #Portland MAX station where the fatal attack took place Friday. pic.twitter.com/ABP6YXRUAK. — Molly Solomon (@solomonout) May 28, 2017. An army veteran and recent college graduate fatally stabbed ...and more »

Portland MAX hero's last words: 'Tell everyone on this train I love them' - OregonLive.com

Even with headphones on, Rachel Macy said, she heard a man shouting and spewing foul language as soon as he boarded the eastbound MAX Green Line train Friday night at Lloyd Center. "He was just being really belligerent and loud,'' she said. The man ...and more »

Portland mayor urges cancellation of Trump rally - KHQ Right Now

The mayor of Portland, Oregon, is calling on the federal government and organizers to cancel a "Trump Free Speech Rally" and other events next weekend after the fatal stabbing of two people who confronted a man hurling racial slurs at two young women ...and more »

Portland, often seen as a progressive playground, now deals with murderous hate - Washington Post

PORTLAND, Ore. — This Pacific Northwest city is often touted as a progressive playground and haven for liberal politics, its history of activism and civil protest a long-held badge of honor. But the past few months have seen Portland turn into a ...and more »

Portland Stabbings Are Reminder of Oregon's Long History of White Supremacy - Newsweek

A vicious double murder of two men who came to the aid of a Muslim passenger on a commuter train has shaken the city of Portland, Oregon, to its core. Famed as a haven for liberals and hipsters, Portland has always seen itself as a stronghold of ...and more »