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County Creates New Fund to Diversify Construction Trades

The Construction Diversity and Equity Fund will draw 1% from county remodeling projects with budgets above 0,000 ...

Yohlunda Mosley Named PSU’s New Assistant VP for Enrollment

New Assistant VP for Enrollment gets started at PSU on March 19 ...

Portland Parks & Recreation Celebrates Refugees & Immigrants March 16

Event takes place at East Portland Community Center ...

Rental Services Listening Session

Help shape Portland's rental housing policy ...



Access to Safe, Decent and Affordable Housing Threatened

Trump era rollbacks in lending regulations could make life harder for Blacks in the housing market ...

Civility on Social Media Is Dead

Bill Fletcher discusses the lack of penalties for obnoxious behavior on social media ...

The Rise of the New Congolese Resistance

Protesters calling for free and fair elections have been met with violence by the Kabila government ...

The Student Loan Debt Crisis is a Civil Rights Issue

For Black students, the increased risk of defaulting on student loans is the direct result of inequities in financial resources ...



Benjamin Chavis keynote speaker
The Skanner News

The Skanner News 29th Annual Martin Luther King Breakfast featured civil rights icon the Rev. Benjamin Chavis and about 1,000 of the Pacific Northwest’s most connected citizens, at the Oregon Convention Center on Monday, Jan. 19.

Elected officials rubbed elbows with Vanport flood survivors and captains of industry, not to mention local students, VIPs and everyday people.

The International Business Times put The Skanner News King Breakfast on its short list of “Best events to celebrate birthday and life of Martin Luther King Jr around the US.” 

Read more about the event here. http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22317-cuban-exchange-voting-rights-dominate-king-breakfast  Thanks to all who attended and we’ll see you next year!

Check out our slideshow below or look at the full album on flickr.

The 29th Annual Skanner Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast

Carpentry Professionals
Everybody Reads Exit West

Photo Gallery

Photos and slide shows of local events

WSDOT SR 520 Montlake Phase

Portland Deltas Women of Excellence