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NEWS BRIEFS

Tim Burgess Inaugurated as 55th Mayor of Seattle

Burgess, a former radio journalist, served as Seattle City Councilmember from 2008 to 2017 ...

Mobile Mammography Van Comes to Health Fair, Oct. 7

Onsite mammograms, music, food, health information, and fun ...

Humboldt Sewer Repair Project Update: September 15, 2017

Environmental Services continues a project to repair more than 3 miles of public sewer pipes ...

NAACP Portland Branch Invites Community to Monthly General Membership Meeting

Meeting takes place from noon to 2 p.m. Sept. 23 ...

Portland to Launch Online Platform to Ease Rental Applications

One App Oregon will reduce barriers to accessing affordable housing for the city's renters ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Jeff Trades an Unknown Known for a Known Known

Jeff Tryens reflects on life in Central Oregon ...

We Must Have A New Poor People's Campaign and Moral Revival

Bishop William J. Barber II pens an exclusive op-ed about the need for a New Poor People's Campaign and Moral Revival. ...

Rebuilding the Gulf Coast, Preparing for the Next Harvey

Bill Fletcher talks about impact of Hurricane Harvey on poor workers on the the Gulf Coast. ...

It’s Time for Congress to Pass a Hurricane Harvey Emergency Funding Package

Congressional Black Caucus Members talk about recovery efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey ...

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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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