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NEWS BRIEFS

GFO Announces Upcoming Classes, Workshops & Special Interest Groups

Upcoming events include regional special interest groups, Cuban genealogy talk and a DNA workshop ...

Event: Going Beyond the Flint Water & Housing Crises

Recode invites speakers to discuss the Flint water crisis and its relationship to gentrification, displacement, and housing crises ...

Think & Drink with Rinku Sen and Mary Li

Event takes place Wednesday, May 16, at Alberta Rose Theater ...

April 24 is Voter Registration Deadline for May 15 Primary Election

Tuesday, April 24, is voter registration and party choice deadline for May 15 Primary Election ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

The Skanner News Endorsements for May 2018 Elections

Read The Skanner News' endorsements for Oregon, Multnomah County, Portland City Council and more ...

Will HUD Secretary Ben Carson Enforce the Fair Housing Act?

Julianne Malveaux questions HUD Secretary Ben Carson’s ability to enforce the Fair Housing Act ...

Waiting While Black in Philadelphia Can Get You Arrested

Reggie Shuford on the daily indignities African-Americans face in Philadelphia and around the country ...

Black People Must Vote or Reap the Consequences

Jeffrey Boney on the importance of voting in the Black community ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

By Patricia | The Skanner News

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New Online Order Form to Place a Real Estate Ad for Print or Web

We now have online classified ad and announcement ordering for your convenience. Place your ad or announcement in print, online or both using our new quick and easy form… Click here to purchase a real estate ad.


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Black Publishers Hold 2014 National Convention in Portland Next Week

With hundreds of newspapers reaching a combined audience of some 15 million people, the NNPA continues to play a crucial role in civil rights and economic empowerment for Black Americans… To read the story click here


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Giant Hip Hop Celebration Comes to Portland’s Pioneer Square this Friday

Organizers came up with the idea after a show earlier this year at the — now shuttered — Blue Monk was shut down by police and fire officials, just one of a number of closures that many perceive as targeting the Hip Hop community… To read the whole story click here


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Mayor Murray Wins Praise for Brokering Rideshare Agreement

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray this week impressed political observers around the region by brokering a resolution to longstanding conflicts in the ‘for hire’ transportation industry… To read all about it click here


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New Portland Juneteenth Focus Links Africa, Afro-America

Portland's best actors will portray key historical figures to interact with kids and get them excited about history… To check the details click here

 


Black Publishers to Hold 2014 NNPA Annual Convention in Portland

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

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