12-11-2017  10:38 pm      •     
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NEWS BRIEFS

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 ...

Humboldt Sewer Repair Project Update: Dec. 4

Environmental Services continues to repair more than 3 miles of public sewer pipes ...

'Santaland' on Display at Oregon Historical Society

New exhibit features Santa’s throne, Rudolph, and elves from original Meier and Frank’s Santaland ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

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...

Top 10 Holiday Foods to Avoid Feeding Your Pet

Dr. Jasmine Streeter explains why pampering pets with holiday treats can be dangerous (and pricey) ...

Why We Need More Black Men in Early Childhood Education

Royston Maxwell Lyttle discusses the importance of Black male teachers in early childhood education for the NNPA ESSA Media Campaign ...

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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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