11-24-2017  7:55 pm      •     
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NEWS BRIEFS

Kenton Library Hosts African American Genealogy Event Dec. 2

Stephen Hanks to present on genealogy resources and methods ...

PSU Hires New Police Chief

Donnell Tanksley brings policing philosophy rooted in community engagement to PSU ...

African American Portraits Exhibit at PAM Ends Dec. 29

Towards the end of its six month run, exhibit conveys the Black experience, late 1800s - 1990s ...

SEI, Sunshine Division Offer Thanksgiving Meals to Families in Need

Turkeys are being provided to fill 200 Thanksgiving food boxes for SEI families ...

NAACP Portland Monthly Meeting Nov. 18

Monthly general membership meeting takes place on Saturday, 12 - 2 p.m. ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

You Better Watch Your Mouth: Dental Care in the Black Community

Julianne Malveaux talks about dental care and Congresswoman Robin Kelly’s new bill, the Action for Dental Health Act. ...

Black Celebrities, Athletes and Politicians Must Respect the Black Press

Rosetta Miller-Perry discusses how Black celebrities snub the Black Press when they get “discovered” by the mainstream media ...

Local Author Visits North Portland Library

Renee Watson teaches students and educators about the power of writing ...

Is the FBI’s New Focus on “Black Identity Extremists” the New COINTELPRO?

Rep. Cedric L. Richmond (D-La.) talks about the FBI’s misguided report on “Black Identity Extremism” and negative Facebook ads. ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

By The Skanner News



The Skanner News Wins For Best Editorial in National Newspaper Publishing Awards
The Skanner News has taken first place in the Best Editorial category at the National Newspaper Publisher Association Awards, for "Don't Play Politics With Our Lives." To read all about it click here

The editorial urged action to change the system of police discipline. … To read it now click here





Magnuson Park Citizen Comment Extended in Seattle
News that a fenced-off area is radioactive shocks local residents … To read all about it click here



Oregon Legislature Looks at New Way to Fund Students Without Loans and Debt
Students who qualify as Oregon residents would sign a binding contract that would require they pay a percentage of their post-college income back to the state every year for up to 24 years … For all the information click here




Watch Out for Major Road Closures in Southeast Portland this Summer
Police have stepped up enforcement and ticketed more than 80 drivers for straying off the SE Cesar Chavez Boulevard detour… To check it out click here



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