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NEWS BRIEFS

Portland Art Museum Hosts Upstanders Festival May 27

Event includes spoken word, workshops and poster making in support of social justice ...

North Portland Library Announces June Computer Classes

Upcoming courses include Introduction to Spreadsheets, What is the Cloud? and Learn Programming with Games ...

Merkley to Hold Town Hall in Clackamas County

Sen. Jeff Merkley to hold town hall in Clackamas County, May 30 ...

NAACP Monthly Meeting Notice, May 27, Portland

NAACP Portland invites the community to its monthly general membership meeting ...

Photos: Fundraiser for Sunshine Division's Assistance Programs

Under the Stars fundraiser took place on May 18 at the Melody Grand Ballroom ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Ensuring the Promise of the Every Student Succeeds Act

The preservation of Thurgood Marshall's legacy is dependent upon our dedication to our children ...

CFPB Sues Ocwen Financial over Unfair Mortgage Practices

What many homeowners soon discover is that faithfully paying a monthly mortgage is in some cases, just not enough ...

B-CU Grads Protest Betsy “DeVoid” in Epic Fashion

Julianne Malveaux says that Betsy “DeVoid,” is no Mary McLeod Bethune ...

NAACP on Supreme Court's Decline to Review NC Voter ID Law

NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks made the following remarks ...

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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