06-22-2017  8:31 pm      •     
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NEWS BRIEFS

Multnomah County Leaders Release Statement on Safety at Summer Events

Officials advise public to check in, have a plan and be aware at public events ...

Portland Musician, Educator Thara Memory Dies

Grammy-winning Trumpeter, composer, teacher died Saturday at the age of 68 ...

St. Johns Center for Opportunity to Host Meet the Employer Event June 27

Employers represented will include Mary’s Harvest and Del Monte ...

New Self-Defense Organization Offers Training to Youth in Multnomah County

EMERJ-SafeNow offers July classes for children ages 8-10 and youth ages 15-19 ...

Annual Humboldt Neighborhood Association Cleanup

All neighborhoods and residents welcome ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Our Children Deserve High Quality Teachers

It’s critical that parents engage with educational leaders and demand equal access to high quality teachers ...

Civil Rights Groups Ask for Broad Access to Affordable Lending

Charlene Crowell writes that today’s public policy housing debate is also an opportunity to learn from the mistakes of the past and...

Criminal Justice Disparities Present Barriers to Re-entry

Congressional Black Caucus Member Rep. Danny Davis (D-Ill.) writes about the fight to reduce disparities in our criminal justice...

Bill Maher Betrayed Black Intellectuals

Armstrong Williams talks about the use of the n-word and the recent Bill Maher controversy ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT







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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