12-14-2017  1:01 pm      •     
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NEWS BRIEFS

Special Call for Stories about the Spanish Flu

Genealogical Forum of Oregon seeks stories from the public about one of history's most lethal outbreaks ...

Joint Office of Homeless Services Announces Severe Weather Strategy

Those seeking shelter should call 211 or visit 211.org. Neighbors needed to volunteer, donate cold-weather apparel ...

Q&A with Facebook's Global Director of Diversity Maxine Williams

A conversation on diversity and the tech industry ...

City Announces Laura John as Tribal Liason

Laura John brings an extensive background in tribal advocacy and community engagement to the city of Portland ...

Humboldt Sewer Repair Project Update: Dec. 4

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

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Don’t Delay, Sign-up for Affordable Healthcare Today

The deadline to enroll or modify healthcare coverage under the Affordable Care Act is December 15. ...

The Skanner Editorial: Alabama Voters Must Reject Moore

Allegations of predatory behavior are troubling – and so is his resume ...

Payday Lenders Continue Attack on Consumer Protections

Charlene Crowell of the Center for Responsible Lending writes that two bills that favor predatory lenders has received bipartisan...

Hundreds Rallied for Meek Mill, but What About the Rest?

Lynette Monroe, a guest columnist for the NNPA Newswire, talks about Meek Mill, the shady judge that locked him up and mass...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

By The Skanner News





 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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Read The Skanner News Street Edition on Facebook
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