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NEWS BRIEFS

Portland Art Museum Hosts Upstanders Festival May 27

Event includes spoken word, workshops and poster making in support of social justice ...

North Portland Library Announces June Computer Classes

Upcoming courses include Introduction to Spreadsheets, What is the Cloud? and Learn Programming with Games ...

Merkley to Hold Town Hall in Clackamas County

Sen. Jeff Merkley to hold town hall in Clackamas County, May 30 ...

NAACP Monthly Meeting Notice, May 27, Portland

NAACP Portland invites the community to its monthly general membership meeting ...

Photos: Fundraiser for Sunshine Division's Assistance Programs

Under the Stars fundraiser took place on May 18 at the Melody Grand Ballroom ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Ensuring the Promise of the Every Student Succeeds Act

The preservation of Thurgood Marshall's legacy is dependent upon our dedication to our children ...

CFPB Sues Ocwen Financial over Unfair Mortgage Practices

What many homeowners soon discover is that faithfully paying a monthly mortgage is in some cases, just not enough ...

B-CU Grads Protest Betsy “DeVoid” in Epic Fashion

Julianne Malveaux says that Betsy “DeVoid,” is no Mary McLeod Bethune ...

NAACP on Supreme Court's Decline to Review NC Voter ID Law

NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks made the following remarks ...

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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