04-26-2018  2:02 pm      •     
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NEWS BRIEFS

New Year in the Park Festival

Festival in Glenhaven Park celebrates Cambodian, Lao, Thai and Burmese cultures ...

Safeco, Century Link Fields to Go Fully Tobacco Free

Prohibiting smokeless tobacco completes the ban of tobacco at professional sporting events in King County. ...

Ballots Out For Delivery Today

USPS delivers ballots Wednesday, April 25 for the May 15 Primary Election ...

GFO Announces Upcoming Classes, Workshops & Special Interest Groups

Upcoming events include regional special interest groups, Cuban genealogy talk and a DNA workshop ...

Event: Going Beyond the Flint Water & Housing Crises

Recode invites speakers to discuss the Flint water crisis and its relationship to gentrification, displacement, and housing crises ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

The Skanner News Endorsements for May 2018 Elections

Read The Skanner News' endorsements for Oregon, Multnomah County, Portland City Council and more ...

Will HUD Secretary Ben Carson Enforce the Fair Housing Act?

Julianne Malveaux questions HUD Secretary Ben Carson’s ability to enforce the Fair Housing Act ...

Waiting While Black in Philadelphia Can Get You Arrested

Reggie Shuford on the daily indignities African-Americans face in Philadelphia and around the country ...

Black People Must Vote or Reap the Consequences

Jeffrey Boney on the importance of voting in the Black community ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

By The Skanner News







Syria: We Need an International Solution Not War
No one has mentioned the harm that will be done if those chemical weapons are simply blasted into the atmosphere… For all the information click here





Pete Seda 'Terrorism' Case Highlights Importance of New Oregon Law Oregon Gov. Kitzhaber signs Brady law to ensure defendants in legal proceedings see evidence in their favor… To read the whole story click here





Obama Needs a Better Reason to Bomb Syria
Why is it not a moral imperative to go into Darfur, the Democratic Republic of Congo, or Nigeria? Are Middle Eastern lives more valuable to America than African lives? … To check it out click here





Obama Selling 'Wolf Tickets' on Syria, by Julianne Malveaux
Have we learned from the lessons of Iran, Afghanistan, and, yes, Vietnam? … To read all about it click here








         


 




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