March in Portland coincides with Washington, DC, rally

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A crowd of about 1,000 people were marching in Portland, Oregon, Friday as part of a commemoration of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. The rally in Oregon’s city was led by Portland’s NAACP chapter and the Black youth organization Fridays 4 Freedom. It began with a rally at the Martin Luther King Jr. statue at Portland’s convention center.