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NEWS BRIEFS

AG Rosenblum Announces $192M Settlement for Student Loan Debt

358 Oregonians will get 100 percent loan forgiveness ...

'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang' Screens at New Performing Arts Center, Federal Way

Free screening follows the day after official ribbon cutting of the arts center ...

Join a Book Club at Your Neighborhood Library

At North Portland Library, Pageturners Black Voices focuses on books written by and about African and African American authors ...

Meeting of the NE Community Development Oversight Committee

The fourth meeting will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 23 ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

SEIU’s President: No Place for White Supremacists in the White House

Mary Kay Henry makes following statement on Trump’s remarks after violence in Charlottesville ...

It’s Time to Show “Middle Neighborhoods” Love, Before It’s too Late

Middle Neighborhoods, School Rehabilitation and Food Insecurity are key action items for the policy agenda of the CBC. ...

Despite Unequal Treatment, Black Women Will Rise

NNPA Newswire Columnist Julianne Malveaux talks about Black Women’s Equal Pay Day ...

PCC Cascade President on Free Tuition Program

Any student who qualifies for the Oregon Promise can attend most in-state community colleges tuition-free ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT




VIDEO: Obama Defends Drone Strikes in Speech at National Defense University
President Obama defends the administration's policy in a major speech on national security. He also called on Congress to close Guantanamo.… To check the details click here




Multnomah County Health Department Director Arrested on Domestic Violence Charge
Lillian Shirley has won accolades for her work to advance health equity as head of Multnomah County Health Department. But Monday night she was arrested on misdemeanor domestic violence charges .… To read all about it click here




Ivanice Harris Found Dead in Hawaii
After being missing for two days, 29-year-old Ivanice Harris's body was found on the Oahu coast. This weekend her family and friends are holding a benefit so they can Bring Ivy Home. … For all the information click here



Storms Slam Tornado-Ravaged Area as Town Tries to Rebuild
Torrential rain and flash floods hamper recovery efforts in Oklahoma. But the courage and persistence of survivors is bringing the community together. … To read the whole story click here





       


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