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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

Afro-Centric Pregnancy Fair at Lents Park: Bring the Whole Family
Midwives and doulas work to improve birth outcomes for Black women and babies … To check the details click here

Portland Good in the Hood Festival this Weekend
Family fun, great food and dynamic community all in one place … To read all about it click here

Teens: Has a Grandparent or Elder Inspired You? The Library Wants Your Story
Summer program helps youth make video telling stories of grandparents … To read all about it click here

Fundraiser for Nigerian Village to Feature African Food and Dance
Free food and drinks at Dishman Community Center July 6 … For all the information click here


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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