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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






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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