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NEWS BRIEFS

Cooling Centers to open in Multnomah County Saturday, Sunday

Temperatures expected to climb into the upper 90s this weekend ...

Multnomah County Leaders Release Statement on Safety at Summer Events

Officials advise public to check in, have a plan and be aware at public events ...

Portland Musician, Educator Thara Memory Dies

Grammy-winning Trumpeter, composer, teacher died Saturday at the age of 68 ...

St. Johns Center for Opportunity to Host Meet the Employer Event June 27

Employers represented will include Mary’s Harvest and Del Monte ...

New Self-Defense Organization Offers Training to Youth in Multnomah County

EMERJ-SafeNow offers July classes for children ages 8-10 and youth ages 15-19 ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Our Children Deserve High Quality Teachers

It’s critical that parents engage with educational leaders and demand equal access to high quality teachers ...

Civil Rights Groups Ask for Broad Access to Affordable Lending

Charlene Crowell writes that today’s public policy housing debate is also an opportunity to learn from the mistakes of the past and...

Criminal Justice Disparities Present Barriers to Re-entry

Congressional Black Caucus Member Rep. Danny Davis (D-Ill.) writes about the fight to reduce disparities in our criminal justice...

Bill Maher Betrayed Black Intellectuals

Armstrong Williams talks about the use of the n-word and the recent Bill Maher controversy ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

Scholarship winner at MLK Breakfast

If you missed The Skanner Foundation’s Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast, you can watch the event on television.

Portland Community Media will screen an edited version on its channels between Feb. 23 and

March 5. Here are the dates and times:

Channel

Title

Air Date

Channel 11

MLK Breakfast 2014

Sunday, February 23, 2014 - 5:00pm to 6:09pm

Channel 22

MLK Breakfast 2014

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 9:30pm to 10:39pm

Channel 22

MLK Breakfast 2014

Saturday, March 1, 2014 - 8:00am to 9:09am

Channel 23

MLK Breakfast 2014

Sunday, March 2, 2014 - 6:00pm to 7:09pm

Channel 23

MLK Breakfast 2014

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:09pm

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