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Remember (The Truth) About The Alamo

In 1829, the Afro-Mexican president of Mexico outlawed slavery at a time when the southern U.S. was deeply in thrall to slave labor ...

Black Women You Should Know

Julianne Malveaux on the next generation of Black women leaders ...

Access to Safe, Decent and Affordable Housing Threatened

Trump era rollbacks in lending regulations could make life harder for Blacks in the housing market ...

Civility on Social Media Is Dead

Bill Fletcher discusses the lack of penalties for obnoxious behavior on social media ...



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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Carpentry Professionals
Everybody Reads Exit West

Photo Gallery

Photos and slide shows of local events

WSDOT SR 520 Montlake Phase

Portland Deltas Women of Excellence