04-25-2018  1:30 am      •     
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NEWS BRIEFS

Event: Going Beyond the Flint Water & Housing Crises

Recode invites speakers to discuss the Flint water crisis and its relationship to gentrification, displacement, and housing crises ...

Think & Drink with Rinku Sen and Mary Li

Event takes place Wednesday, May 16, at Alberta Rose Theater ...

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 ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

The Skanner News Endorsements for May 2018 Elections

Read The Skanner News' endorsements for Oregon, Multnomah County, Portland City Council and more ...

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 ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

By The Skanner News





Are African Americans Hurt More by Global Warming?
Multnomah County reaches for 'climate equity' in building public health plans … To read all about it click here





Five Things You Can Do To End the New Jim Crow
More than 70 people took part in the discussion that looked at how rates of incarceration have risen in Oregon, at the same time crime has dropped. … For all the information click here




Fred Bryant, police accountability activist and father of Keaton Otis, dies at age 53
He held monthly vigils for Keaton, testified at City Council meetings and Department of Justice hearings, and talked to anyone willing to listen about his son's death … To read the whole story click here





         






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