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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 »

Attacks like Portland's will keep happening unless we all fight white supremacy - Washington Post

When Ricky Best and Taliesin Namkai-Meche boarded a light-rail train in Portland, Ore., on Friday night, they never could have imagined they wouldn't make it home. The two men were stabbed to death after confronting a man for yelling slurs at a Muslim ...and more »

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 »

Oregon Man Accused of Deadly Anti-Muslim Tirade Continues Rant in Court - New York Times

PORTLAND, Ore. — An Oregon man charged with murdering two people who had tried to intercede during the man's anti-Muslim tirade spoke out at an arraignment on Tuesday, calling for “death to the enemies of America” while apparently defending his ...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 »

Man Stabbed in Portland While Coming to Aid of 2 Girls Shifts Focus to Them - New York Times

He was held up as a hero without a cape — the sort of brave, compassionate human being whose actions while on board a Portland light-rail train last week made his mother proud. By Wednesday, though, Micah David-Cole Fletcher seemed to have had ...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 »

White supremacist arrested in fatal stabbing of two men after anti-Muslim rant in Portland - Los Angeles Times

A 35-year-old white supremacist with a criminal record has been arrested in connection with the stabbing deaths Friday of two men on a light-rail train in Portland, Ore., who intervened when he began to hurl anti-Muslim epithets at two women, one who ...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 »

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 »