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NEWS BRIEFS

Local Government, Employers Welcome Youth to SummerWorks

A record 1,150 youth will gain real-world work experience in jobs across Portland metro ...

Multnomah County Library Hosts ‘We Refuse to Be Enemies’

Library will hold a series of social justice workshops this summer ...

The Skanner Wins NNPA Award for Best Layout and Design

Our graphic designer Patricia Irvin wins for July 2016 issues ...

Cooling Centers to open in Multnomah County Saturday, Sunday

Temperatures expected to climb into the upper 90s this weekend ...

Multnomah County Leaders Release Statement on Safety at Summer Events

Officials advise public to check in, have a plan and be aware at public events ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Ask Ernie the Attorney

Ernest Warren's primary practice is personal injury, real property, corporate and criminal practice in Ore. and Wash. ...

Our Children Deserve High Quality Teachers

It’s critical that parents engage with educational leaders and demand equal access to high quality teachers ...

Civil Rights Groups Ask for Broad Access to Affordable Lending

Charlene Crowell writes that today’s public policy housing debate is also an opportunity to learn from the mistakes of the past and...

Criminal Justice Disparities Present Barriers to Re-entry

Congressional Black Caucus Member Rep. Danny Davis (D-Ill.) writes about the fight to reduce disparities in our criminal justice...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT


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The Skanner News Ballot Measure ENDORSEMENTS
Whether you agree or disagree, be sure to get out and vote! … For all the information click here




Parrish Bennette: Could Yashanee's Death Have Been Prevented?
What Did Oregon's child abuse and juvenile justice systems know? … To read the whole story click here




New Program Seeks to Identify and Groom African American Leaders
PAALF is looking for seasoned professionals emerging into a life of service … To check the details click here




Mary Beth Henry Wins 2012 Herman Kehrli Award
City of Portland employee is honored for changing lives by championing high-speed Internet for all … To read all about it click here




Ann Coulter: The 'Mugged: Racial Demagoguery from the Seventies to Obama' Interview
'Blacks have been in this nation longer than most other Americans with the possible exception of WASPs' … To read the whole interview click here












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