12-13-2017  8:54 pm      •     
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NEWS BRIEFS

Special Call for Stories about the Spanish Flu

Genealogical Forum of Oregon seeks stories from the public about one of history's most lethal outbreaks ...

Joint Office of Homeless Services Announces Severe Weather Strategy

Those seeking shelter should call 211 or visit 211.org. Neighbors needed to volunteer, donate cold-weather apparel ...

Q&A with Facebook's Global Director of Diversity Maxine Williams

A conversation on diversity and the tech industry ...

City Announces Laura John as Tribal Liason

Laura John brings an extensive background in tribal advocacy and community engagement to the city of Portland ...

Humboldt Sewer Repair Project Update: Dec. 4

Environmental Services continues to repair more than 3 miles of public sewer pipes ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

The Skanner Editorial: Alabama Voters Must Reject Moore

Allegations of predatory behavior are troubling – and so is his resume ...

Payday Lenders Continue Attack on Consumer Protections

Charlene Crowell of the Center for Responsible Lending writes that two bills that favor predatory lenders has received bipartisan...

Hundreds Rallied for Meek Mill, but What About the Rest?

Lynette Monroe, a guest columnist for the NNPA Newswire, talks about Meek Mill, the shady judge that locked him up and mass...

Top 10 Holiday Foods to Avoid Feeding Your Pet

Dr. Jasmine Streeter explains why pampering pets with holiday treats can be dangerous (and pricey) ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

By David Kidd | The Skanner News


Ethnic Business Community: No to $15 Minimum Wage Hike

“I’ve had emails from women all over the country talking about their experiences,” filmmaker Melissa Lowery says. “They said, ‘Oh My God, this is my story and I thought nobody knew what I went through.’”…For all the information click here



"Black Girl in Suburbia" Documentary Tackles Cultural Isolation

Record fines or a long suspension won’t do in this case if – and that’s a big if – the NBA is serious about addressing raw racism in a sport dominated by African Americans…To read the whole story click here



Racist NBA Owner has Fouled Out

Record fines or a long suspension won’t do in this case if – and that’s a big if – the NBA is serious about addressing raw racism in a sport dominated by African Americans… To read all about it click here



Hall Of Fame Coach Jack Ramsay Dies at 89

Ramsay coached in the NBA for parts of 21 seasons before embarking on a second career as an NBA analyst. He was diagnosed with melanoma in 2004 and later battled growths and tumors that spread to his legs, lungs and brain.… To check the details click here


The Skanner News is lighting our communities with solar energy

The Skanner News first installed dozens of solar panels on our building in 2012. By daytime since then we have sent thousands of dollars in energy back into the grid for community use. And now we are lighting our communities by nighttime into the bargain by lighting with LED lamps that use 90% less power than before click here

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National Newspaper Publishers Convention

The National Newspaper Publishers Convention will be Jun 25-28 in Portland.

 

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