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The Wake of Vanport
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NEWS BRIEFS

Oscar Arana Chosen to Lead NAYA’s Community Development

Oscar Arana to serve as NAYA’s next Director of Community Development ...

High School Students Launch Police Forum, May 16

Police Peace PDX is a student-founded organization that bridges divides between community and police ...

POWGirls Announces Two Workshops for Summer 2017

Workshops open to girls ages 15-19 ...

Annual 82nd Avenue of Roses Parade Cancelled Due to Threats

Public safety concerns have shut down the parade scheduled for Saturday, April 29 ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Take Care of Yourself, Your Health and Your Community

Sirius Bonner, Director of Equity and Inclusion for Planned Parenthood Columbia Willamette, writes about the importance of...

Sponsors of Hate Today Must Be Held Accountable

The Foundation for the Carolinas has spent tens of millions of dollars over the years supporting groups that sponsor hate ...

John E. Warren on the Woes of Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo's rating downgraded from "Outstanding" to "Needs to Improve" ...

CBC Opposes Nomination of Judge Gorsuch and the Senate Should Too

Americans need a Supreme Court justice who will judge cases on the merits, not based on his or her personal philosophies ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

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Of All of the Libraries in all the Towns in all the World

Two friends from the East African country of Eritrea, torn apart by war, are reunited at the Multnomah County Rockwood Library Computer and Homework Helper program … To read more click here


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Report: Racial Inequities Key in Legislature

While diversity is growing in Washington State, the lack of it in the state legislature is hurting families, according to a coalition of 50 community groups … For all the information click here


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Friday Deadline for Portland DOJ Advisory Board

People who live, work, or go to school in Portland are encouraged to apply for appointment to the Community Oversight Advisory Board for the US Department of Justice agreement on the Portland Police by Jan. 9, 2015 … To read the whole story click here


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Q&A With Jerome Harmann-Hardeman of Dirty Dancing

‘I feel that there are also people in the audience who distinctly remember the ‘50s and the ‘60s. The beginning of the play takes place the day before the March on Washington’ … To read all about it click here


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Tickets Available Now for The Skanner News 29th Annual 2015 Martin Luther King Breakfast

The event is Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, from 8:30 am —10:30 a.m. at the Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE Martin Luther King Junior Blvd., in Portland. Keynote speaker is the Rev. Benjamin Chavis, executive director of the National Newspaper Publishers Association and a former assistant to the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr … 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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