11-23-2017  7:13 am      •     
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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

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. ...

ACA Enrollment Surging, Even Though It Ends Dec. 15

NNPA contributing writer Cash Michaels writes about enrollment efforts ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

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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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