Page 3: A Message From Our Publisher

Listening to: Smiling Faces

I have been spending the last few days pouring over the pages of El Hispanic News, PQ Monthly, The Asian Reporter, Street Roots, The Portland Observer, The Skanner, and many other independent media outlets locally and nationally. …

Dreaming of America the Brave

By Alberto Moreno, El Hispanic News

When we were illegal, our fathers and mothers would rise in the early of the morning, walk past the cumin-laced kitchen and descend the dark wooden steps into the basement of Frank’s tenement building. They …

Q&A: The Re-Segregation of America

Peter Schurmann, New America Media

EDITOR’S NOTE: After Mitt Romney’s defeat in 2012, the Republican Party determined that it needed to connect with the nation’s increasingly diverse electorate. But two years earlier, writes author Dave Daley in his new book Ratf**ked …

Economic Reset…Part One

Truth or Dare

By Suzanne Deakins, PQ Monthly

In 2007 when I was on the PABA board we received a piece of information that changed the way we looked at business. The information came from the National GLBTQ Business Association. GLBTQ professionals …

A Day Without a Mexican in Oregon

By Alberto Moreno, PQ Monthly

Editor’s Note: Our Brilliant Media Team decided to reprint the following piece instead of our typical page 3. Since we first made our PQ readers aware of the ICE RAID that happened during the holiday season of …