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U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Remembering the 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers’ Strike

Julianne Malveaux on the Memphis strike and how the dignity of today's workers continues to be assailed ...

Letter to the Editor: KNA Objects to Dr. Martens Billboards

A letter from the King Neighborhood Association ...

Black Students Hit Hard by For-Profit College Debt

Women and Blacks suffer disparate impacts, particularly at for-profit institutions, where they are disproportionately enrolled in most...

A New Year, a New Vision

North Portland Library will dedicate a display panel in the upstairs meeting room to visual artifacts contributed by the community ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

By The Skanner News




Photos and Video From Portland 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington
Fiery "Wake Up" speech from Tony Funchess, of Portland NAACP… To read the whole story click here




PHOTOS: Hood to Coast 2013
Photos from the finish line of the 2013 Hood to Coast relay … To read all about it click here




OBITUARY: George Rankins, War Hero and Community Volunteer 1926-2013
Rankins was Mr. Urban League of Portland during the 1970s and 80s … For all the information click here




Where Do We Go From Here? By Marian Wright-Edelman
While we love to celebrate Dr. King's dream and great oratorical skills, we ignore his fears and repeated warnings about America's misguided priorities and values… To check it out click here




         



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