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NEWS BRIEFS

National Black Programming Consortium Wins Grant, Wages War on Intolerance

$750,000 award from MacArthur Foundation to help Black storytellers get strategic ...

AG Rosenblum Announces $192M Settlement for Student Loan Debt

358 Oregonians will get 100 percent loan forgiveness ...

'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang' Screens at New Performing Arts Center, Federal Way

Free screening follows the day after official ribbon cutting of the arts center ...

Join a Book Club at Your Neighborhood Library

At North Portland Library, Pageturners Black Voices focuses on books written by and about African and African American authors ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

SEIU’s President: No Place for White Supremacists in the White House

Mary Kay Henry makes following statement on Trump’s remarks after violence in Charlottesville ...

It’s Time to Show “Middle Neighborhoods” Love, Before It’s too Late

Middle Neighborhoods, School Rehabilitation and Food Insecurity are key action items for the policy agenda of the CBC. ...

Despite Unequal Treatment, Black Women Will Rise

NNPA Newswire Columnist Julianne Malveaux talks about Black Women’s Equal Pay Day ...

PCC Cascade President on Free Tuition Program

Any student who qualifies for the Oregon Promise can attend most in-state community colleges tuition-free ...

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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