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NEWS BRIEFS

Merkley to Hold Town Hall in Clackamas County

Sen. Jeff Merkley to hold town hall in Clackamas County, May 30 ...

NAACP Monthly Meeting Notice, May 27, Portland

NAACP Portland invites the community to its monthly general membership meeting ...

Photos: Fundraiser for Sunshine Division's Assistance Programs

Under the Stars fundraiser took place on May 18 at the Melody Grand Ballroom ...

Portland Joins National Movement to End Prostate Cancer

Second annual ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk returns this June ...

Governor Kate Brown Signs Foster Children’s Sibling Bill of Rights

Current and former foster youth advocated for policy to maintain critical sibling relationships ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

CFPB Sues Ocwen Financial over Unfair Mortgage Practices

What many homeowners soon discover is that faithfully paying a monthly mortgage is in some cases, just not enough ...

B-CU Grads Protest Betsy “DeVoid” in Epic Fashion

Julianne Malveaux says that Betsy “DeVoid,” is no Mary McLeod Bethune ...

NAACP on Supreme Court's Decline to Review NC Voter ID Law

NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks made the following remarks ...

To End AIDS in the United States, Stay True to the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

Original convenors of National AIDS Strategy share thoughts on the way forward ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

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‘The Wake of Vanport’ Oral History Screening Nov. 15

“The Wake of Vanport” is so named to honor the death of a city and the viewing of its history through the collection of stories told by those who lived there… For all the information click here


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Walkout at Seattle’s Garfield High School

District stands firm in transferring teacher, but makes concessions… To read the whole story click here


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Ferguson’s Rev. Robert White Speaks in Portland

The event is a race and police accountability forum, sponsored by the Albina Ministerial Alliance Coalition for Justice and Police Reform.… To read all about it click here


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‘Save the Good old Houses’ Offers Lessons from History

Learn about history and activism at forum detailing 1989 protests over vintage home demolitions… To check the details click here


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Family Fun Events in The Skanner News Community Calendar

To find a fun event click here



 

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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.


Have fun with our interactive Crossword and Sudoku puzzles

On our website, under Entertainment, click on Crossword Puzzle,  or Sudoku Puzzle.  Ten fresh puzzles each week. If you just can’t guess that word, just tell it to fill it in for you!



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