10-17-2017  11:54 am      •     
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U.S. & WORLD NEWS

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

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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