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NEWS BRIEFS

Breaking Bread Breaking Barriers, Feb. 26

Monthly dinner aims to build relationships between communities of color and police ...

Local Group Researches African American Ancestry

This Genealogical Forum of Oregon special interest group holds monthly meetings ...

Last Day to Apply for Affordable Housing is Feb. 22

Longtime and displaced residents of N/NE Portland receive preference for new housing, apply before midnight Thursday ...

NAACP Announces Key Partnerships

Voter mobilization for 2018 midterm elections takes precedence among issues uniting groups ...

Winter Donations Needed, Warming Centers Open Through Thursday

Locals encouraged to check on neighbors, winter gear needed ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Painting President Obama's Portrait Was Life-Changing

Artist Kehinde Wiley represented the president's life using color, composition and flowers ...

Raising Emotionally Competent Children

Lynnette Monroe on how her grandparents taught her to love herself ...

Black Dollars Matter: The Sales Impact of Black Consumers

Black consumers are spending jumi.2 trillion annually and are demanding that brands speak to them in ways that resonate...

Guest Opinion: Skipper Osborne’s Testimony on HB 4005

In testimony to legislature, Osborne says bill could decrease access to important therapies ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

By David Kidd | The Skanner News

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The Skanner News Powered by Solar Energy Since 2012

Since 2012 when The Skanner News first installed dozens of solar panels on our building, we have saved thousands of dollars in energy and sent power back into the grid for surrounding businesses to use. Now you can check out our power grid’s efficiency right on our homepage! Every morning the meter starts at zero, but it ticks up throughout the day. Just wait until the summer when the sunshine turns the meter image into a plume of orange – and our fellow businesses on North Killingsworth Street share our watts. click here


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PCC's Passage to Higher Education Program in Limbo

Portland Community College officials pulls the plug on respected community educator … For all the information click here


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Russell Simmons: The 'Success through Stillness' Interview

University Book Store in Seattle hosts Simmons at a free book talk and signing event on Monday, March 24 …To read the whole story click here


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Growing Up Black in the Whitest City in America, by Mitchell S. Jackson

'How, I say to myself. How, self, did we avoid getting killed?' …To check it out click here


 

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