06-24-2017  3:22 am      •     
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NEWS BRIEFS

Cooling Centers to open in Multnomah County Saturday, Sunday

Temperatures expected to climb into the upper 90s this weekend ...

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 ...

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


US Bank


Want to Buy a Home? Work With the Experts and Do Your Research!
From down payment assistance and homebuying classes to credit score boosters, the African American Homeownership Fair 2013 had plenty of help to offer first-time homebuyers. … For all the information click here


Police crisis

Portland City Council Delays Decision on Changes to Independent Police Review Division
Hours-long hearing shows community advocates, city staff and police disagree sharply … To check it out click here


Bill Fletcher

Still Reeling from the Tea Party's Party
The brand of politics represented by the Tea Party crowd needs to be removed from the scene… To read the whole story click here



Obamacare

Wells Fargo    Multnomah County  Slayden Sund Joint Venture



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