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Rachel Macy witnessed the knife attack on a Portland MAX train. "Every time I have to take public transportation, just walking down the street, I realize I don't want to be noticed." (Molly Solomon/OPB)
Rachel Macy witnessed the knife attack on a Portland MAX train. "Every time I have to take public transportation, just walking down the street, I realize I don't want to be noticed." (Molly Solomon/OPB)
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For some people of color in Portland, Oregon, last week's stabbings on a public train felt less like a surprise than an escalation of long-simmering tensions.

Molly Solomon (@solomonout) from Here & Now contributor Oregon Public Broadcasting looks at how communities of color are reacting to the attack in the progressive — but predominately white — city.

This segment aired on June 5, 2017.

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