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NEWS BRIEFS

Portland Art Museum Hosts Upstanders Festival May 27

Event includes spoken word, workshops and poster making in support of social justice ...

Happy Memorial Day

The Skanner wishes readers a safe and happy Memorial Day ...

North Portland Library Announces June Computer Classes

Upcoming courses include Introduction to Spreadsheets, What is the Cloud? and Learn Programming with Games ...

Merkley to Hold Town Hall in Clackamas County

Sen. Jeff Merkley to hold town hall in Clackamas County, May 30 ...

NAACP Monthly Meeting Notice, May 27, Portland

NAACP Portland invites the community to its monthly general membership meeting ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Ensuring the Promise of the Every Student Succeeds Act

The preservation of Thurgood Marshall's legacy is dependent upon our dedication to our children ...

CFPB Sues Ocwen Financial over Unfair Mortgage Practices

What many homeowners soon discover is that faithfully paying a monthly mortgage is in some cases, just not enough ...

B-CU Grads Protest Betsy “DeVoid” in Epic Fashion

Julianne Malveaux says that Betsy “DeVoid,” is no Mary McLeod Bethune ...

NAACP on Supreme Court's Decline to Review NC Voter ID Law

NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks made the following remarks ...

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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