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NEWS BRIEFS

Tim Burgess Inaugurated as 55th Mayor of Seattle

Burgess, a former radio journalist, served as Seattle City Councilmember from 2008 to 2017 ...

Mobile Mammography Van Comes to Health Fair, Oct. 7

Onsite mammograms, music, food, health information, and fun ...

Humboldt Sewer Repair Project Update: September 15, 2017

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

NAACP Portland Branch Invites Community to Monthly General Membership Meeting

Meeting takes place from noon to 2 p.m. Sept. 23 ...

Portland to Launch Online Platform to Ease Rental Applications

One App Oregon will reduce barriers to accessing affordable housing for the city's renters ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Jeff Trades an Unknown Known for a Known Known

Jeff Tryens reflects on life in Central Oregon ...

We Must Have A New Poor People's Campaign and Moral Revival

Bishop William J. Barber II pens an exclusive op-ed about the need for a New Poor People's Campaign and Moral Revival. ...

Rebuilding the Gulf Coast, Preparing for the Next Harvey

Bill Fletcher talks about impact of Hurricane Harvey on poor workers on the the Gulf Coast. ...

It’s Time for Congress to Pass a Hurricane Harvey Emergency Funding Package

Congressional Black Caucus Members talk about recovery efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey ...

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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