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NEWS BRIEFS

Multnomah County Library Hosts ‘We Refuse to Be Enemies’

Library will hold a series of social justice workshops this summer ...

The Skanner Wins NNPA Award for Best Layout and Design

Our graphic designer Patricia Irvin wins for July 2016 issues ...

Cooling Centers to open in Multnomah County Saturday, Sunday

Temperatures expected to climb into the upper 90s this weekend ...

Multnomah County Leaders Release Statement on Safety at Summer Events

Officials advise public to check in, have a plan and be aware at public events ...

Portland Musician, Educator Thara Memory Dies

Grammy-winning Trumpeter, composer, teacher died Saturday at the age of 68 ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Ask Ernie the Attorney

Ernest Warren's primary practice is personal injury, real property, corporate and criminal practice in Ore. and Wash. ...

Our Children Deserve High Quality Teachers

It’s critical that parents engage with educational leaders and demand equal access to high quality teachers ...

Civil Rights Groups Ask for Broad Access to Affordable Lending

Charlene Crowell writes that today’s public policy housing debate is also an opportunity to learn from the mistakes of the past and...

Criminal Justice Disparities Present Barriers to Re-entry

Congressional Black Caucus Member Rep. Danny Davis (D-Ill.) writes about the fight to reduce disparities in our criminal justice...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT





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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