07-22-2017  7:34 pm      •     
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NEWS BRIEFS

Augustana Lutheran Church Hosts Summer in the City Aug. 6

Free event includes BBQ, book sale, children’s games, music ...

Health Officials Warn of Spike in Heroin Overdoses

Emergency providers urge use of nalaxone, which is available without a prescription ...

Students Reach New Heights

Two rising sophomores attend aviation camp in Vancouver, Wash. ...

Northeast Portland Sunday Parkways

This summer the eight-mile bike route takes place on July 23, from 11 a.m - 4 p.m. ...

APANO: Cultural Series Launches with Solidarity Film Screening

"American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs" screens on July 25 at North Portland Library ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Throw the Doors of Opportunity Wide Open for Our Youth

Congressional Black Caucus member Robin Kelly says it’s time to pass the “Today’s American Dream Act.” ...

Trump’s Proposed Budget Cuts Threaten Civil Rights

Charlene Crowell of the Center for Responsible Lending talks about the impact of President Trump’s budget on civil rights...

Nooses on National Mall Echo Domestic Terrorism

Lauren Victoria Burke reports on a series of domestic terrorist attacks across the U.S ...

White House Proposes $9.2 Billion Cut in Education Funding

Charlene Crowell of the Center for Responsible Lending writes about the rising costs of higher education ...

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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