Author Archives for Sam Sachs

History, Hate and Heros

May 29, 2017 10:32 pm Published by Comments Off on History, Hate and Heros

  ‎May‎ ‎29 at ‎4‎:‎46‎ ‎PM  I can’t say that what happen in Portland, Oregon on Friday May 26, 2017 is a shock to me– as heroic and tragic as it was– and for me that’s sad. I was born in Portland Oregon ... Read More

One Man’s Gift to His Community

April 27, 2017 10:54 am Published by Comments Off on One Man’s Gift to His Community

It is hard to put into words how much I love Noho, how much I respect him not only as a friend and a person but as a member of our Portland community Noho is everything that is right about... Read More

I’m More Than What You See

February 13, 2017 2:19 pm Published by Comments Off on I’m More Than What You See

Sometime in the summer of 2004 I was coming out of Safeway getting my morning coffee from Starbucks. I was driving my black Toyota Tacoma then and both my Rottweilers Nahla and Max were in the back, tied down in... Read More

Sitting With The Enemy

February 13, 2017 2:03 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Some say what I did last night was foolish, stupid, dangerous, brave, and courageous. I personally saw it as empowering. I met and spoke with one of this states, and perhaps this country’s most known and feared leaders of a... Read More

The Rooney Rule

February 2, 2017 7:22 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The Rooney Rule has served as a useful tool to advance hiring for minority’s in both the N.F.L. and the state of Oregon college athletics. Just this year (2017) alone The N.F.L. saw the number of minority head coaches rise... Read More