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NEWS BRIEFS

Organizers Announce Aug. 6 March for Freedom, Solidarity and Justice

Endorsers include Portland Interfaith Clergy Resistance, VOZ Workers Rights Education Project and Council on American Islamic...

PAM Presents African American Portraits

Exhibit demonstrates diversity of the African American experience, late 1800s to 1990s ...

Humboldt Sewer Repair Project Update

Construction continues on a project repairing more than three miles of public sewer pipes ...

Augustana Lutheran Church Hosts Summer in the City Aug. 6

Free event includes BBQ, book sale, children’s games, music ...

Health Officials Warn of Spike in Heroin Overdoses

Emergency providers urge use of nalaxone, which is available without a prescription ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Welcoming Immigrants Keeps America Great

Trump’s plan to bar immigrants from six predominantly Muslim countries is unlawful and un-American ...

EDITORIAL: It’s Time to Sunset the 48-Hour Rule

This week Mayor Ted Wheeler will ask Portland City Commissioners to end the hated 48-hour rule ...

Throw the Doors of Opportunity Wide Open for Our Youth

Congressional Black Caucus member Robin Kelly says it’s time to pass the “Today’s American Dream Act.” ...

Trump’s Proposed Budget Cuts Threaten Civil Rights

Charlene Crowell of the Center for Responsible Lending talks about the impact of President Trump’s budget on civil rights...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

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Trayvon Martin: Portland Men, Women Gather for 'The Conversation'
Event held at SEI provides a closed forum for discussion on how families talk about racism … To read the whole story click here



Students Get a Standing Ovation at POIC Work Opportunities Breakfast
Portland's Business leaders offer support at MAC club … For all the information click here




Youth Job Fair April 12 is Just One of Many Career Opportunities in Portland
GED, Help for Felons, College Prep and Trades Openings … To check the details click here




Growth in Renters and Low Wages Create Severe Housing Shortage

This gap between housing costs and typical worker earnings will continue to grow until or unless more affordable housing becomes available … To read all about it click here



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