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NEWS BRIEFS

'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang' Screens at New Performing Arts Center, Federal Way

Free screening follows the day after official ribbon cutting of the arts center ...

Join a Book Club at Your Neighborhood Library

At North Portland Library, Pageturners Black Voices focuses on books written by and about African and African American authors ...

Meeting of the NE Community Development Oversight Committee

The fourth meeting will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 23 ...

Health Share of Oregon Invests $3M in Community Health Workers

Investment will improve health care access, quality and outcomes for Oregonians who face barriers to care ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

SEIU’s President: No Place for White Supremacists in the White House

Mary Kay Henry makes following statement on Trump’s remarks after violence in Charlottesville ...

It’s Time to Show “Middle Neighborhoods” Love, Before It’s too Late

Middle Neighborhoods, School Rehabilitation and Food Insecurity are key action items for the policy agenda of the CBC. ...

Despite Unequal Treatment, Black Women Will Rise

NNPA Newswire Columnist Julianne Malveaux talks about Black Women’s Equal Pay Day ...

PCC Cascade President on Free Tuition Program

Any student who qualifies for the Oregon Promise can attend most in-state community colleges tuition-free ...

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ENTERTAINMENT

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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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