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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 Lisa Loving | The Skanner News

Do you need help with managing your finances, preparing taxes, searching for a job or signing up for public benefits?

Come to Financial Resource Day on Saturday, March 22, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Rainier Community Center, 4600 38th Ave. S in Seattle.

Sponsored by the City of Seattle and the Financial Empowerment Network/Seattle-King County, Financial Resource Day is a one-day event that combines workshops, one-on-one counseling, and other financial services, offered by a wide array of professional partners.  All services are free.

For more information on Financial Resource Day and what information to bring to the event, click here.  

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