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NEWS BRIEFS

Northeast Portland Sunday Parkways

This summer the eight-mile bike route takes place on July 23, from 11 a.m - 4 p.m. ...

APANO: Cultural Series Launches with Solidarity Film Screening

"American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs" screens on July 25 at North Portland Library ...

National Hunger Hotline Seeks to Reach More Children in Need

Callers can locate summer meals sites for kids, food pantries, and other meals programs near them ...

ICS Announces New Executive Director

Lisa LeSage has been named the new Executive Director of Immigration Counseling Service ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

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...

Nooses on National Mall Echo Domestic Terrorism

Lauren Victoria Burke reports on a series of domestic terrorist attacks across the U.S ...

White House Proposes $9.2 Billion Cut in Education Funding

Charlene Crowell of the Center for Responsible Lending writes about the rising costs of higher education ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT




Dana Thompson Stars as Lt. Uhura in Trek in the Dark
The actor and singer talks about Portland, music and following in Nichelle Nichols footsteps … To read the whole story click here




Vanport Survivors Record Their Stories at the North Portland Multimedia Training Center
The search is on for people who lived through the Vanport Flood … For all the information click here



Opposing Voting Rights Act a 'Perverse' Move by the National Black Chamber of Commerce
No reputable national organization representing Black elected officials have called for an end to Section 5 … To check the details click here




BOOKS: The No Excuse Guide to Success: No Matter What Your Boss—or Life—Throws at You
The text reads like a plausible plan for folks ready to take charge of their lives … To read all about it click here










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