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NEWS BRIEFS

Portland Art Museum Hosts Upstanders Festival May 27

Event includes spoken word, workshops and poster making in support of social justice ...

North Portland Library Announces June Computer Classes

Upcoming courses include Introduction to Spreadsheets, What is the Cloud? and Learn Programming with Games ...

Merkley to Hold Town Hall in Clackamas County

Sen. Jeff Merkley to hold town hall in Clackamas County, May 30 ...

NAACP Monthly Meeting Notice, May 27, Portland

NAACP Portland invites the community to its monthly general membership meeting ...

Photos: Fundraiser for Sunshine Division's Assistance Programs

Under the Stars fundraiser took place on May 18 at the Melody Grand Ballroom ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Ensuring the Promise of the Every Student Succeeds Act

The preservation of Thurgood Marshall's legacy is dependent upon our dedication to our children ...

CFPB Sues Ocwen Financial over Unfair Mortgage Practices

What many homeowners soon discover is that faithfully paying a monthly mortgage is in some cases, just not enough ...

B-CU Grads Protest Betsy “DeVoid” in Epic Fashion

Julianne Malveaux says that Betsy “DeVoid,” is no Mary McLeod Bethune ...

NAACP on Supreme Court's Decline to Review NC Voter ID Law

NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks made the following remarks ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT


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Another Florida Man Gets Away with Murder

As we approach the second anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s murder on Sanford, Fla., justice again has been shortchanged in the Sunshine State … For all the information click here 

 


TEDx Superstar Ken Robinson on Creativity, Education, and Reforming the System

The Skanner News spoke with Robinson about Garfield High School’s Common Core protests, the possible upcoming teachers strike in Portland and how every community has the power to improve their schools … To check it out click here 


 

Fairness Hearing in Portland's Police and Civil Rights Settlement: Feb 18

Police accountability activists are preparing to testify at a fairness hearing on the proposed settlement between the City of Portland and the Department of Justice … To read all about it click here


 

Intisar Abioto Rebuilds with ‘The Black Portlanders’ IndieGoGo Campaign

Through a series of unrelated recent events, Black Portlanders have landed on the national stage … To check the details click here 



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