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U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Remembering the 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers’ Strike

Julianne Malveaux on the Memphis strike and how the dignity of today's workers continues to be assailed ...

Letter to the Editor: KNA Objects to Dr. Martens Billboards

A letter from the King Neighborhood Association ...

Black Students Hit Hard by For-Profit College Debt

Women and Blacks suffer disparate impacts, particularly at for-profit institutions, where they are disproportionately enrolled in most...

A New Year, a New Vision

North Portland Library will dedicate a display panel in the upstairs meeting room to visual artifacts contributed by the community ...

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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