04-25-2018  3:25 pm      •     
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NEWS BRIEFS

Ballots Out For Delivery Today

USPS delivers ballots Wednesday, April 25 for the May 15 Primary Election ...

GFO Announces Upcoming Classes, Workshops & Special Interest Groups

Upcoming events include regional special interest groups, Cuban genealogy talk and a DNA workshop ...

Event: Going Beyond the Flint Water & Housing Crises

Recode invites speakers to discuss the Flint water crisis and its relationship to gentrification, displacement, and housing crises ...

Think & Drink with Rinku Sen and Mary Li

Event takes place Wednesday, May 16, at Alberta Rose Theater ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

The Skanner News Endorsements for May 2018 Elections

Read The Skanner News' endorsements for Oregon, Multnomah County, Portland City Council and more ...

Will HUD Secretary Ben Carson Enforce the Fair Housing Act?

Julianne Malveaux questions HUD Secretary Ben Carson’s ability to enforce the Fair Housing Act ...

Waiting While Black in Philadelphia Can Get You Arrested

Reggie Shuford on the daily indignities African-Americans face in Philadelphia and around the country ...

Black People Must Vote or Reap the Consequences

Jeffrey Boney on the importance of voting in the Black community ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

By The Skanner News




Advocate for Communities of Color? Not My Job, Equity Director Dante James Says
We had heard from many quarters that James has not reached out to ethnic communities – but now we saw it first-hand… To check the details click here





Terrorism Strikes Boston Marathon as Bombs Kill 2, Wound Dozens
Loads of fake charities spring up immediately -- but many suggest sending contributions to the charities runners were supporting through the race… To read all about it click here





Quartet Restaurant to Host Birthday Party for Stevie Wonder
Frank Taylor: Star is looking forward to celebrating with his Portland fans… For all the information click here





Sign Up Now for Videocamera and Final Cut Editing Workshops
Trainings April 20 and May 4 will teach video and editing skills also give access to equipment… To read the whole story click here









Check Out The Skanner's Turn-The-Pages Webpaper
To view our full newspapers on-line, just as they are printed, just click to turn the pages, and click to zoom.           



Read The Skanner News Street Edition on Facebook
Our elegant flip-the-page editions appear on Facebook in exactly the same format as our street editions … to read all about it click here





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