11-24-2017  7:53 pm      •     
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NEWS BRIEFS

Kenton Library Hosts African American Genealogy Event Dec. 2

Stephen Hanks to present on genealogy resources and methods ...

PSU Hires New Police Chief

Donnell Tanksley brings policing philosophy rooted in community engagement to PSU ...

African American Portraits Exhibit at PAM Ends Dec. 29

Towards the end of its six month run, exhibit conveys the Black experience, late 1800s - 1990s ...

SEI, Sunshine Division Offer Thanksgiving Meals to Families in Need

Turkeys are being provided to fill 200 Thanksgiving food boxes for SEI families ...

NAACP Portland Monthly Meeting Nov. 18

Monthly general membership meeting takes place on Saturday, 12 - 2 p.m. ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

You Better Watch Your Mouth: Dental Care in the Black Community

Julianne Malveaux talks about dental care and Congresswoman Robin Kelly’s new bill, the Action for Dental Health Act. ...

Black Celebrities, Athletes and Politicians Must Respect the Black Press

Rosetta Miller-Perry discusses how Black celebrities snub the Black Press when they get “discovered” by the mainstream media ...

Local Author Visits North Portland Library

Renee Watson teaches students and educators about the power of writing ...

Is the FBI’s New Focus on “Black Identity Extremists” the New COINTELPRO?

Rep. Cedric L. Richmond (D-La.) talks about the FBI’s misguided report on “Black Identity Extremism” and negative Facebook ads. ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

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Master Drummer Obo Addy Close to Death, Family Announces
Addy is unique in the deep connections he has formed with schoolchildren throughout the Portland area … To read the whole story click here 




Exclusive Video: DNC Delegates Talk Voter ID, Economy and Romney
The Skanner News reporter John Moreno catches up with Marc Morial, Sheila Jackson Lee and Benjamin Jealous … For all the information click here





BOOKS: American Tapestry: The Story of the Black, White, and Multiracial Ancestors of Michelle Obama
'The First Lady's lineage as a most-intriguing, multiracial mosaic' … To check the details click here 




Michael Clarke Duncan, RIP: The Last Interview
'What I have not done is play the lead in a romantic comedy' … To read all about it click here












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