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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

Trump Can’t Deport the American “Dreamers” Without a Fight

Julianne Malveaux criticizes President Trump’s approach to immigration, the dreamers and DACA. ...

What You Should Know about the Equifax Data Breach

Charlene Crowell, the communications deputy director for the Center for Responsible Lending, reports on the Equifax data breach which...

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. ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

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 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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