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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





 Letter to the Editor: Portland Equity Bureau Director Dante James Responds
'My bureau has advocated for underrepresented communities to have their concerns addressed by appropriate agencies'… To check the details click here





'The Black Portlanders' Seeks to Build Community Through Art
Photographer wants to help connect increasingly dispersed Black community with photo essay project… To read all about it click here





VIDEO Portland Parks Holds Free Swim Classes and Hires Lifeguards for Summer Fun
Water safety and swim lessons can save lives… For all the information click here





CNN's John King Needs to Answer: Why Blame a Dark-Skinned Man?
I wonder if you will apologize as many times as you said 'dark-skinned man' or if you will ever explain where you got your false information… To read the whole story click here






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