04-20-2018  2:01 am      •     
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NEWS BRIEFS

April 24 is Voter Registration Deadline for May 15 Primary Election

Tuesday, April 24, is voter registration and party choice deadline for May 15 Primary Election ...

Portland Libraries Celebrate National Poetry Month

April poetry events and recommended reading from Multnomah County libraries ...

PCRI Launches the Pathway 1000 Implementation Plan

Pathway 1000 a bold and ambitious 10-year displacement mitigation initiative ...

AG Rosenblum Launches New Resource on Oregon’s New Gun Safety Laws

One-page handout aims to educate Oregonians about the new law ...

Ethos Music Center Honors Portland Attorney Dave Baca with Annual Resonance Award

Founder Charles Lewis to receive first-ever Ethos Visionary Award at the May 2 event ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

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 ...

Civil Rights Community Doesn’t Need to Look Farr for Racism in Trump Court Nominees

Derrick Johnson, NAACP President and CEO, explains organization's opposition to Trump's nomination of Thomas Farr ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

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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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