04-19-2018  12:45 pm      •     
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NEWS BRIEFS

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 ...

Portland Libraries Celebrate National Poetry Month

April poetry events and recommended reading from Multnomah County libraries ...

PCRI Launches the Pathway 1000 Implementation Plan

Pathway 1000 a bold and ambitious 10-year displacement mitigation initiative ...

AG Rosenblum Launches New Resource on Oregon’s New Gun Safety Laws

One-page handout aims to educate Oregonians about the new law ...

Ethos Music Center Honors Portland Attorney Dave Baca with Annual Resonance Award

Founder Charles Lewis to receive first-ever Ethos Visionary Award at the May 2 event ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

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 ...

Civil Rights Community Doesn’t Need to Look Farr for Racism in Trump Court Nominees

Derrick Johnson, NAACP President and CEO, explains organization's opposition to Trump's nomination of Thomas Farr ...

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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