12-15-2017  7:42 am      •     
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NEWS BRIEFS

Exhibit Explores the Legacy of Portland Bird Watchers

Dedicated bird watchers catapult a conservationist movement ...

Special Call for Stories about the Spanish Flu

Genealogical Forum of Oregon seeks stories from the public about one of history's most lethal outbreaks ...

Joint Office of Homeless Services Announces Severe Weather Strategy

Those seeking shelter should call 211 or visit 211.org. Neighbors needed to volunteer, donate cold-weather apparel ...

Q&A with Facebook's Global Director of Diversity Maxine Williams

A conversation on diversity and the tech industry ...

City Announces Laura John as Tribal Liason

Laura John brings an extensive background in tribal advocacy and community engagement to the city of Portland ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Don’t Delay, Sign-up for Affordable Healthcare Today

The deadline to enroll or modify healthcare coverage under the Affordable Care Act is December 15. ...

The Skanner Editorial: Alabama Voters Must Reject Moore

Allegations of predatory behavior are troubling – and so is his resume ...

Payday Lenders Continue Attack on Consumer Protections

Charlene Crowell of the Center for Responsible Lending writes that two bills that favor predatory lenders has received bipartisan...

Hundreds Rallied for Meek Mill, but What About the Rest?

Lynette Monroe, a guest columnist for the NNPA Newswire, talks about Meek Mill, the shady judge that locked him up and mass...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

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Portland Center Stage's 'The Mountaintop:' Actor Rodney Hicks on Martin Luther King, the Man
'We have to remember that night in history, that night before his assassination, and everything leading up to it' … For all the information click here






Mychal Tetteh is the New CEO of Portlands Community Cycling Center
Tetteh leads the Major Taylor Cycling Club of Portland for African Americans … To read the whole story click here






Cascade Campus Says Goodbye to President Algie Gatewood
Gatewood leaves a legacy that will help thousands of students for years to come … To check it out click here






Come Celebrate Sustainable African Food Practices at the Portland Roots Festival
First annual festival will feature nationally recognized agriculture movement figure Will Allen … To read all about it click here




 
                    




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