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NEWS BRIEFS

Breaking Bread Breaking Barriers, Feb. 26

Monthly dinner aims to build relationships between communities of color and police ...

Local Group Researches African American Ancestry

This Genealogical Forum of Oregon special interest group holds monthly meetings ...

Last Day to Apply for Affordable Housing is Feb. 22

Longtime and displaced residents of N/NE Portland receive preference for new housing, apply before midnight Thursday ...

NAACP Announces Key Partnerships

Voter mobilization for 2018 midterm elections takes precedence among issues uniting groups ...

Winter Donations Needed, Warming Centers Open Through Thursday

Locals encouraged to check on neighbors, winter gear needed ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Painting President Obama's Portrait Was Life-Changing

Artist Kehinde Wiley represented the president's life using color, composition and flowers ...

Raising Emotionally Competent Children

Lynnette Monroe on how her grandparents taught her to love herself ...

Black Dollars Matter: The Sales Impact of Black Consumers

Black consumers are spending jumi.2 trillion annually and are demanding that brands speak to them in ways that resonate...

Guest Opinion: Skipper Osborne’s Testimony on HB 4005

In testimony to legislature, Osborne says bill could decrease access to important therapies ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

By The Skanner News




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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