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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





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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