10-16-2017  7:03 pm      •     
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OPINION

On Dick Gregory's Birthday

Dr. Barbara Reynolds recalls Gregory's encouragement to write about 'the seen and the unseen' ...

Parents Deserve “Real” School Choice

Dr. Elizabeth Primas challenges Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on school choice. ...

The Fight to Protect Voting Rights Continues #StayWoke

Derrick Johnson, the interim president and CEO of the NAACP, talks about the fight to protect voting rights ...

Lessons From Vanport: Don’t Let History Wash Away

Portland resident Muyoka Mwarabu writes about discovering Portland's Black history ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

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Should Marijuana Be Legal? Better People will Host Discussion Thursday Oct. 3

Judge Jean Maurer, addictions doctor Michael Resnick MD, cannabis advocate Russ Belville; and Portland Police Bureau drugs and vice supervisor, Sgt. Chris Kenagy are the panelists at this free educational forum. … To check it out click here



The Skanner News Publishers Honored by Historical Society
Oregon Historical Society honored The Skanner News publishers, Bernie and Bobbie Foster; businessman and philanthropist Pete Mark; legendary distance runner Alberto Salazar; and the sixth-generation family business Pendleton Woolen Mills at its annual History Makers Awards Gala. … For all the information click here


Carrie Mae Weems

Carrie Mae Weems Awarded a MacArthur Foundation Genius Fellowship
Visual Artist Carrie Mae Weems , playwright Tarrell McCrane, and dancer Kyle Abraham are among 2013 class of MacArthur Fellows … To read the whole story click here


State Farm award

City and County Leaders Welcome the 2013 Multnomah Youth Commission
Meet the 2013-14 Multnomah Youth Commissioners and find out why State Farm gave them $100,000 for the second year running. … To read all about it click here




      



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