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NEWS BRIEFS

Augustana Lutheran Church Hosts Summer in the City Aug. 6

Free event includes BBQ, book sale, children’s games, music ...

Health Officials Warn of Spike in Heroin Overdoses

Emergency providers urge use of nalaxone, which is available without a prescription ...

Students Reach New Heights

Two rising sophomores attend aviation camp in Vancouver, Wash. ...

Northeast Portland Sunday Parkways

This summer the eight-mile bike route takes place on July 23, from 11 a.m - 4 p.m. ...

APANO: Cultural Series Launches with Solidarity Film Screening

"American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs" screens on July 25 at North Portland Library ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Throw the Doors of Opportunity Wide Open for Our Youth

Congressional Black Caucus member Robin Kelly says it’s time to pass the “Today’s American Dream Act.” ...

Trump’s Proposed Budget Cuts Threaten Civil Rights

Charlene Crowell of the Center for Responsible Lending talks about the impact of President Trump’s budget on civil rights...

Nooses on National Mall Echo Domestic Terrorism

Lauren Victoria Burke reports on a series of domestic terrorist attacks across the U.S ...

White House Proposes $9.2 Billion Cut in Education Funding

Charlene Crowell of the Center for Responsible Lending writes about the rising costs of higher education ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT




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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