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MJF Grants Help Fund Music in Montavilla Schools

A total of [scripts/minicatblogs/front-page.php],500 will fund projects at four neighborhood public schools ...

Prof. Timothy Snyder to Speak at PSU April 25

Snyder will speak on “Resisting Tyranny: Lessons from the European 20th Century” for 11th Annual Cogan Lecture ...

County Creates New Fund to Diversify Construction Trades

The Construction Diversity and Equity Fund will draw 1% from county remodeling projects with budgets above 0,000 ...



Remember (The Truth) About The Alamo

In 1829, the Afro-Mexican president of Mexico outlawed slavery at a time when the southern U.S. was deeply in thrall to slave labor ...

Black Women You Should Know

Julianne Malveaux on the next generation of Black women leaders ...

Access to Safe, Decent and Affordable Housing Threatened

Trump era rollbacks in lending regulations could make life harder for Blacks in the housing market ...

Civility on Social Media Is Dead

Bill Fletcher discusses the lack of penalties for obnoxious behavior on social media ...



Martin Luther King
By David Kidd | The Skanner News

As we mark what would have been Martin Luther King, Jr.’s 85th birthday this year, all eyes are focused on the fact that his life’s work remains incomplete. In this year’s Martin Luther King Special Edition, you will find bitter commentary about poverty, jobs, war and the lack of opportunity.

You will also see that our local readers, asked for comment about what King would do today, remain hopeful for the future. Many added another piece to the puzzle: Love for humanity.

The statistics are a testament to the failure to make basic improvements in the lives of the least advantaged people in our nation.
What would Dr. King do if he were alive today? The bigger question is: What are we going to do today?

Click here to read online The Skanner News Martin Luther King, Jr. Special Edition 


The Skanner News would like to thank the following sponsors for their support of the 2014 Martin Luther King, Jr. Special Edition

African American Chamber of Commerce
City of Portland - Procurement Services
Enterprise Holding
Family Care Health Plans
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Kaiser Permanente
Legacy Health
Lincoln City
Multnomah County
Nick Fish, Portland City Commissioner
Oregon Episcopal School
Oregon Health & Science University
OHSU Office of Diversity
Oregon Lottery
Pacific NW Regional Council of Carpenters
Pacific Power
Pacific University
Port of Portland
Portland Community College
Portland Development Commission
Portland Public Schools
Portland Trailblazers
Providence Health Systems
Safeway Stores
Turner Construction
University of Oregon
USDA Forest Service
Vancouver Avenue Baptist Church
Wells Fargo Bank

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