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NEWS BRIEFS

Portland Art Museum Hosts Upstanders Festival May 27

Event includes spoken word, workshops and poster making in support of social justice ...

Happy Memorial Day

The Skanner wishes readers a safe and happy Memorial Day ...

North Portland Library Announces June Computer Classes

Upcoming courses include Introduction to Spreadsheets, What is the Cloud? and Learn Programming with Games ...

Merkley to Hold Town Hall in Clackamas County

Sen. Jeff Merkley to hold town hall in Clackamas County, May 30 ...

NAACP Monthly Meeting Notice, May 27, Portland

NAACP Portland invites the community to its monthly general membership meeting ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Ensuring the Promise of the Every Student Succeeds Act

The preservation of Thurgood Marshall's legacy is dependent upon our dedication to our children ...

CFPB Sues Ocwen Financial over Unfair Mortgage Practices

What many homeowners soon discover is that faithfully paying a monthly mortgage is in some cases, just not enough ...

B-CU Grads Protest Betsy “DeVoid” in Epic Fashion

Julianne Malveaux says that Betsy “DeVoid,” is no Mary McLeod Bethune ...

NAACP on Supreme Court's Decline to Review NC Voter ID Law

NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks made the following remarks ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

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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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