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NEWS BRIEFS

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. ...

Multnomah County Animal Services Waives Adoption Fees Nov. 17

Special runs from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday ...

Fitzpatrick Presents 'Pathway 1000' Plan Before City Council

Plan would restore involuntary displacement by building 80 homes per year ...

Sisters Network to Hold Monthly Meeting Nov. 11

Meeting to take place Saturday morning at June Key Delta Center ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

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 ...

Blacks Often Pay Higher Fees for Car Purchases than Whites

Charlene Crowell explains why Black consumers often pay higher fees than White consumers, because of “add-on” products. ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

By David Kidd | The Skanner News

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The Skanner's Election Endorsements: May 2014

Wherever you go, people complain that there aren’t enough great political leaders anymore. But in the Portland-area races on May 20, we struggled to choose among the excellent candidates we interviewed… For all the information click here


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National Director of ACT-SO Featured at Seattle King County NAACP Annual Competition

ACT-SO includes 26 categories of competition, including poetry, original essay, photography, dance, or a science project… To read the whole story click here


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A Kidney for Hasan: Local Dad Needs Donor, Could It be You?

Artharee, 35, suffers from a rare genetic condition called polycystic kidney disorder – and he needs a kidney donor as soon as possible… To read all about it click here


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Baker Sisters Make Colorectal Cancer a National Issue

ACT-SO includes 26 categories of competition, including poetry, original essay, photography, dance, or a science project… To check the details click here


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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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