04-20-2018  2:04 am      •     
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NEWS BRIEFS

April 24 is Voter Registration Deadline for May 15 Primary Election

Tuesday, April 24, is voter registration and party choice deadline for May 15 Primary Election ...

Portland Libraries Celebrate National Poetry Month

April poetry events and recommended reading from Multnomah County libraries ...

PCRI Launches the Pathway 1000 Implementation Plan

Pathway 1000 a bold and ambitious 10-year displacement mitigation initiative ...

AG Rosenblum Launches New Resource on Oregon’s New Gun Safety Laws

One-page handout aims to educate Oregonians about the new law ...

Ethos Music Center Honors Portland Attorney Dave Baca with Annual Resonance Award

Founder Charles Lewis to receive first-ever Ethos Visionary Award at the May 2 event ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Will HUD Secretary Ben Carson Enforce the Fair Housing Act?

Julianne Malveaux questions HUD Secretary Ben Carson’s ability to enforce the Fair Housing Act ...

Waiting While Black in Philadelphia Can Get You Arrested

Reggie Shuford on the daily indignities African-Americans face in Philadelphia and around the country ...

Black People Must Vote or Reap the Consequences

Jeffrey Boney on the importance of voting in the Black community ...

Civil Rights Community Doesn’t Need to Look Farr for Racism in Trump Court Nominees

Derrick Johnson, NAACP President and CEO, explains organization's opposition to Trump's nomination of Thomas Farr ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

By David Kidd | The Skanner News

Gentrification -- and Displacement -- Part of Reason Econonomic Inequality Dropped in Seattle

Portland was ranked 25th of 50 cities for inequality. Seattle was ranked at 31 … For all the information click here 

 


Komen Breast Cancer Issues Conference Focuses on Black Women

Keynote speaker is Lisa Coussens, PhD, of Oregon Health and Science University's Knight Cancer Institute, who offers an overview of current breast cancer research and treatment … For all the information click here 

 


Portland Police Bureau Releases Stop and Search Data for 2011

The statistics show that both Black drivers and pedestrians are more likely to be stopped than other groups, but the report argues that the reason for the disproportionate stops is not racial profiling … For all the information click here 

 


Passage to Education Conference Wraps Around Black PCC Students

The event is built around speed dating-style discussions bringing together small groups with community mentors who have gone through college and come back to help a new generation do it too. … For all the information click here 

 


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