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NEWS BRIEFS

New Year in the Park Festival

Festival in Glenhaven Park celebrates Cambodian, Lao, Thai and Burmese cultures ...

Safeco, Century Link Fields to Go Fully Tobacco Free

Prohibiting smokeless tobacco completes the ban of tobacco at professional sporting events in King County. ...

Ballots Out For Delivery Today

USPS delivers ballots Wednesday, April 25 for the May 15 Primary Election ...

GFO Announces Upcoming Classes, Workshops & Special Interest Groups

Upcoming events include regional special interest groups, Cuban genealogy talk and a DNA workshop ...

Event: Going Beyond the Flint Water & Housing Crises

Recode invites speakers to discuss the Flint water crisis and its relationship to gentrification, displacement, and housing crises ...

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OPINION

The Skanner News Endorsements for May 2018 Elections

Read The Skanner News' endorsements for Oregon, Multnomah County, Portland City Council and more ...

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 ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

Gloria-Dean-Harris
The Skanner News

Gloria Dean Harris passed on September 24, 2014.

Viewing: Thursday, October 2nd 10am - 1pm, Terry Family Funeral Home, 2337 N. Williams Ave. Portland, Oregon 97227.

Homecoming Service: Saturday, October 4th 10am, Ainsworth United Church of Christ, 2941 NE Ainsworth St. Portland, Oregon 97211.

Gloria Harris was born on March 3, 1943 in West Helena, Arkansas to the late Jack Sr. and Nancy Harris. Gloria attended Mississippi Valley State University and later Portland State University where she received her Bachelor's Degree in Counseling.

Gloria touched many lives over the years while working at N/NE Mental Health Agency, Boys and Girls Aid Society, and Cascade Aids Project. She was a regular volunteer at Boise Elliot Elementary School and a Board Member of Dress for Success. She also ran for Portland City Council with the slogan “Back to Basics.”

Gloria Dean Harris will be remembered always by her beloved family and countless friends.

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