12-17-2017  12:00 am      •     
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NEWS BRIEFS

Exhibit Explores the Legacy of Portland Bird Watchers

Dedicated bird watchers catapult a conservationist movement ...

Special Call for Stories about the Spanish Flu

Genealogical Forum of Oregon seeks stories from the public about one of history's most lethal outbreaks ...

Joint Office of Homeless Services Announces Severe Weather Strategy

Those seeking shelter should call 211 or visit 211.org. Neighbors needed to volunteer, donate cold-weather apparel ...

Q&A with Facebook's Global Director of Diversity Maxine Williams

A conversation on diversity and the tech industry ...

City Announces Laura John as Tribal Liason

Laura John brings an extensive background in tribal advocacy and community engagement to the city of Portland ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Don’t Delay, Sign-up for Affordable Healthcare Today

The deadline to enroll or modify healthcare coverage under the Affordable Care Act is December 15. ...

The Skanner Editorial: Alabama Voters Must Reject Moore

Allegations of predatory behavior are troubling – and so is his resume ...

Payday Lenders Continue Attack on Consumer Protections

Charlene Crowell of the Center for Responsible Lending writes that two bills that favor predatory lenders has received bipartisan...

Hundreds Rallied for Meek Mill, but What About the Rest?

Lynette Monroe, a guest columnist for the NNPA Newswire, talks about Meek Mill, the shady judge that locked him up and mass...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

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Afifa Ahmed-Shafi, 1978-2013
'Her passion for, and commitment to, social justice guided her life and her work. She taught us every day and made us better' … For all the information click here





Mac Smiff Uses 'We Out Here Magazine' to Promote Local Hip-Hop and Self Sufficiency
Editor-in-chief discusses the organic nature of his publication and promoting literacy … To read the whole story click here … To check it out click here





Two Trayvon Martin Events in Portland Offer Public Discussion of Issues, Rights
Heightened need for dialogue drives participation in Civil Rights discussions for both adults and children … To check it out click here





Snoop Dogg: The 'Turbo' Interview
He talks about his latest screen outing as 'Smooth Move' in an animated adventure about a snail who dreams of entering the Indianapolis 500… To read all about it click here




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