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NEWS BRIEFS

Kenton Library Hosts African American Genealogy Event Dec. 2

Stephen Hanks to present on genealogy resources and methods ...

PSU Hires New Police Chief

Donnell Tanksley brings policing philosophy rooted in community engagement to PSU ...

African American Portraits Exhibit at PAM Ends Dec. 29

Towards the end of its six month run, exhibit conveys the Black experience, late 1800s - 1990s ...

SEI, Sunshine Division Offer Thanksgiving Meals to Families in Need

Turkeys are being provided to fill 200 Thanksgiving food boxes for SEI families ...

NAACP Portland Monthly Meeting Nov. 18

Monthly general membership meeting takes place on Saturday, 12 - 2 p.m. ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Black Celebrities, Athletes and Politicians Must Respect the Black Press

Rosetta Miller-Perry discusses how Black celebrities snub the Black Press when they get “discovered” by the mainstream media ...

Local Author Visits North Portland Library

Renee Watson teaches students and educators about the power of writing ...

Is the FBI’s New Focus on “Black Identity Extremists” the New COINTELPRO?

Rep. Cedric L. Richmond (D-La.) talks about the FBI’s misguided report on “Black Identity Extremism” and negative Facebook ads. ...

ACA Enrollment Surging, Even Though It Ends Dec. 15

NNPA contributing writer Cash Michaels writes about enrollment efforts ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

The Skanner News

historic filmVANCOUVER, Wash. - The Washington State University Vancouver History Club will show a series of films that focus on the history of minorities. The series, titled "Unheard Voices," will be held 7 - 9 p.m. April 9 - 11 in the Dengerink Administration Building, Rooms 129/130 and is free and open to the public. 


One film will be shown per evening. At the conclusion of each film, there will be a short discussion led by a faculty member and/or member of the History Club Executive Committee about the topics covered in the film and how they relate to the Pacific Northwest. Light refreshments will be provided.

April 9
"Family Gathering" explores three generations of a Japanese-American family, the Yasuis, from immigration through internment during World War II.

April 10
"Harvest of Loneliness" documents trends in Mexican labor immigration from 1942 to 1964. The bracero program, which offered incentives for migrant farm laborers, may have inspired today's immigration debates.

April 11
"Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin" deals with the interplay of the personal and the political through the story of Bayard Rustin, a freedom rider and an advisor to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Rustin's homosexuality forced him into the background of history.

WSU Vancouver is located at 14204 N.E. Salmon Creek Ave., east of the 134th Street exit from either I-5 or I-205 and is accessible via C-Tran bus service. Parking is available at meters and in the Blue Daily Pay Lot for $1.50 after 5 p.m. Parking is free after 7 p.m.

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