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NEWS BRIEFS

'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang' Screens at New Performing Arts Center, Federal Way

Free screening follows the day after official ribbon cutting of the arts center ...

Join a Book Club at Your Neighborhood Library

At North Portland Library, Pageturners Black Voices focuses on books written by and about African and African American authors ...

Meeting of the NE Community Development Oversight Committee

The fourth meeting will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 23 ...

Health Share of Oregon Invests $3M in Community Health Workers

Investment will improve health care access, quality and outcomes for Oregonians who face barriers to care ...

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SEIU’s President: No Place for White Supremacists in the White House

Mary Kay Henry makes following statement on Trump’s remarks after violence in Charlottesville ...

It’s Time to Show “Middle Neighborhoods” Love, Before It’s too Late

Middle Neighborhoods, School Rehabilitation and Food Insecurity are key action items for the policy agenda of the CBC. ...

Despite Unequal Treatment, Black Women Will Rise

NNPA Newswire Columnist Julianne Malveaux talks about Black Women’s Equal Pay Day ...

PCC Cascade President on Free Tuition Program

Any student who qualifies for the Oregon Promise can attend most in-state community colleges tuition-free ...

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Oregon Passes Foreclosure Reform with One Tiny Problem: Enforcement
Part One: Struggling homeowners will get help … To read the whole story click here





Gussie McRobert, Who Boldly Led Gresham for 10 Years, Dies
As mayor she led a delegation to establish Oregon's first sister city in Africa .... To read all about it click here




Lake Oswego High: Racist Tweets are Only Tip of the Iceberg
A racially insensitive, antagonizing environment has been the worst kept secret for generations … For all the information click here




Sci Fi TV Show Star Talks on Life in Portland
Russell Hornsby of 'Grimm' encourages more actors to try out as 'extras' for show … To check the details click here




Three Ways to Save America's Black Boys
Language, creativity and mentors are key … To read all about it click here



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