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U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Black America’s Dreams of Homeownership Still Deferred

Charlene Crowell talks about Black homeownership and the need for financial justice in the Black community ...

On Dick Gregory's Birthday

Dr. Barbara Reynolds recalls Gregory's encouragement to write about 'the seen and the unseen' ...

Parents Deserve “Real” School Choice

Dr. Elizabeth Primas challenges Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on school choice. ...

The Fight to Protect Voting Rights Continues #StayWoke

Derrick Johnson, the interim president and CEO of the NAACP, talks about the fight to protect voting rights ...

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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