10-23-2017  1:59 pm      •     
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U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Black America’s Dreams of Homeownership Still Deferred

Charlene Crowell talks about Black homeownership and the need for financial justice in the Black community ...

On Dick Gregory's Birthday

Dr. Barbara Reynolds recalls Gregory's encouragement to write about 'the seen and the unseen' ...

Parents Deserve “Real” School Choice

Dr. Elizabeth Primas challenges Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on school choice. ...

The Fight to Protect Voting Rights Continues #StayWoke

Derrick Johnson, the interim president and CEO of the NAACP, talks about the fight to protect voting rights ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

By David Kidd | The Skanner News

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New Online Order Form to Place a Job, Bid/Legal Notice or Sub-Bid 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 an ad for a job, bid/legal notice or sub-bid.


Drop in Black Homeownership Rate Double That of Whites

In 2011-12, Black applications for conventional mortgages were denied 40 percent of the time…For all the information click here


Portland Youth Lead Effort to Heal Community and Build Peace

Research has found that children are twice as likely than the general population to be victims of violence…To read the whole story click here


Tamara Stephens: Portland Singer Grew Up with Gospel and Soul Greats

She's recording an album with her band The Tamara Stephens Experience, scheduled to be released next Spring… To read all about it click here


Activist Malala in Nigeria: 'Bring Back Our Girls'

Malala, who escaped a Taliban assassination attempt in 2012, met with Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday… To check the details click here


Find Affordable, Fun Activities for the Whole Family

In The Skanner News Community Calendar… To check the details click here



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