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NEWS BRIEFS

Join a Book Club at Your Neighborhood Library

At North Portland Library, Pageturners Black Voices focuses on books written by and about African and African American authors ...

Meeting of the NE Community Development Oversight Committee

The fourth meeting will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 23 ...

Health Share of Oregon Invests $3M in Community Health Workers

Investment will improve health care access, quality and outcomes for Oregonians who face barriers to care ...

'Eclipse Hate' Rally in Solidarity with Charlottesville

Portland’s Resistance to hold peaceful rally and march Aug. 18 ...

Celebrate Literacy at N. Portland Library’s Children’s Book Fair

Book fair runs from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. on Aug. 26 ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

SEIU’s President: No Place for White Supremacists in the White House

Mary Kay Henry makes following statement on Trump’s remarks after violence in Charlottesville ...

It’s Time to Show “Middle Neighborhoods” Love, Before It’s too Late

Middle Neighborhoods, School Rehabilitation and Food Insecurity are key action items for the policy agenda of the CBC. ...

Despite Unequal Treatment, Black Women Will Rise

NNPA Newswire Columnist Julianne Malveaux talks about Black Women’s Equal Pay Day ...

PCC Cascade President on Free Tuition Program

Any student who qualifies for the Oregon Promise can attend most in-state community colleges tuition-free ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

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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