11-24-2017  7:50 pm      •     
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NEWS BRIEFS

Kenton Library Hosts African American Genealogy Event Dec. 2

Stephen Hanks to present on genealogy resources and methods ...

PSU Hires New Police Chief

Donnell Tanksley brings policing philosophy rooted in community engagement to PSU ...

African American Portraits Exhibit at PAM Ends Dec. 29

Towards the end of its six month run, exhibit conveys the Black experience, late 1800s - 1990s ...

SEI, Sunshine Division Offer Thanksgiving Meals to Families in Need

Turkeys are being provided to fill 200 Thanksgiving food boxes for SEI families ...

NAACP Portland Monthly Meeting Nov. 18

Monthly general membership meeting takes place on Saturday, 12 - 2 p.m. ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

You Better Watch Your Mouth: Dental Care in the Black Community

Julianne Malveaux talks about dental care and Congresswoman Robin Kelly’s new bill, the Action for Dental Health Act. ...

Black Celebrities, Athletes and Politicians Must Respect the Black Press

Rosetta Miller-Perry discusses how Black celebrities snub the Black Press when they get “discovered” by the mainstream media ...

Local Author Visits North Portland Library

Renee Watson teaches students and educators about the power of writing ...

Is the FBI’s New Focus on “Black Identity Extremists” the New COINTELPRO?

Rep. Cedric L. Richmond (D-La.) talks about the FBI’s misguided report on “Black Identity Extremism” and negative Facebook ads. ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

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Emotions Run High Over Roosevelt STEM Complaint

The Roosevelt modernization project is embroiled in a conflict between the Portland Public School District and a Roosevelt community group over inequities in the new school design … For all the information click here


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'Strange Symbol' Turns Up at Portland High Schools

A series of mysterious stickers found at Grant, Lincoln and Cleveland High Schools over the weekend have parents, students and staff spooked that a violent event might be on the way … To read the whole story click here


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Lawyer: Second Autopsy Shows Pasco Officers Shot Man from Behind

An independent autopsy of an unarmed Mexican man killed by police in Washington state shows he was shot as many as seven times — including twice from behind — contradicting earlier statements from authorities … To read all about it click here


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‘Bloodline’ Anime Series Seeks Assistance for Premiere Episode

An underprivileged 16-year-old high school student realizes he’s the reincarnation of ancient alien royalty---that’s the subject of a new anime series that could use your help … 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 an Obituary 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 obituary.


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!


The Skanner's Online Webpaper

View our full newspapers on-line just like they are printed. to turn the pages click here

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