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U.S. & WORLD NEWS

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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 Patricia | The Skanner News

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Support These Measures on the Nov. 4 Ballot

Systematic attacks on voting rights around the country, alongside exploding issues of street violence and racial justice, are bringing the public focus firmly to the ballot as a tool for making our communities better places to live and work… For all the information click here


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Report: Achievement Gap Linked to High Absence Rates

Oregon’s student absence rates are the fourth worst in the nation, with children of color and poor children most affected… To read the whole story click here


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Seattle Mayor Sued Over Race

Despite his strongly touted Campaign for Racial Equality, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray’s firing of spokeswoman Rosalind Brazel has triggered a tort claim against the city for racial discrimination, calling for $1 million in damages.… To read all about it click here


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Seattle Interactive Conference Brings ‘Makers’ to WSCC

The signature event spans and connects issues from entrepreneurship to design and development, as well as personal growth… To check the details click here


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Family Fun Events in The Skanner News Community Calendar

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New Online Order Form to Place a Wedding Announcement 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 wedding announcement.


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