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NEWS BRIEFS

Exhibit Explores the Legacy of Portland Bird Watchers

Dedicated bird watchers catapult a conservationist movement ...

Special Call for Stories about the Spanish Flu

Genealogical Forum of Oregon seeks stories from the public about one of history's most lethal outbreaks ...

Joint Office of Homeless Services Announces Severe Weather Strategy

Those seeking shelter should call 211 or visit 211.org. Neighbors needed to volunteer, donate cold-weather apparel ...

Q&A with Facebook's Global Director of Diversity Maxine Williams

A conversation on diversity and the tech industry ...

City Announces Laura John as Tribal Liason

Laura John brings an extensive background in tribal advocacy and community engagement to the city of Portland ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Don’t Delay, Sign-up for Affordable Healthcare Today

The deadline to enroll or modify healthcare coverage under the Affordable Care Act is December 15. ...

The Skanner Editorial: Alabama Voters Must Reject Moore

Allegations of predatory behavior are troubling – and so is his resume ...

Payday Lenders Continue Attack on Consumer Protections

Charlene Crowell of the Center for Responsible Lending writes that two bills that favor predatory lenders has received bipartisan...

Hundreds Rallied for Meek Mill, but What About the Rest?

Lynette Monroe, a guest columnist for the NNPA Newswire, talks about Meek Mill, the shady judge that locked him up and mass...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

The Skanner Minority Business Enterprise Edition
The Skanner News

Click here to read our annual MBE Special Edition online, featuring commentaries, feature stories and advice on business startups, taking out loans, and future trends.
Also look for our book page listing titles you may want to pick up to learn even more about how to succeed in the business world.

Coming up, the Business Diversity Institute hosts its annual Minority Enterprise Development Week conference at the Sentinel Hotel in Portland, on Oct. 2, 7, and 9. The conference has become a highly anticipated event celebrating the accomplishments of small minority-owned businesses and diversity practitioners who have demonstrated measurable growth and/or introduced innovations in the Oregon/ Southwest Washington community.

For more information about 2014 MED Week, visit www.bdiweb.org/about-med-week.php or to purchase tickets go to www.2014medweek.eventbrite.com

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Photo Gallery

Photos and slide shows of local events

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