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NEWS BRIEFS

Multnomah County Library Hosts ‘We Refuse to Be Enemies’

Library will hold a series of social justice workshops this summer ...

The Skanner Wins NNPA Award for Best Layout and Design

Our graphic designer Patricia Irvin wins for July 2016 issues ...

Cooling Centers to open in Multnomah County Saturday, Sunday

Temperatures expected to climb into the upper 90s this weekend ...

Multnomah County Leaders Release Statement on Safety at Summer Events

Officials advise public to check in, have a plan and be aware at public events ...

Portland Musician, Educator Thara Memory Dies

Grammy-winning Trumpeter, composer, teacher died Saturday at the age of 68 ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Our Children Deserve High Quality Teachers

It’s critical that parents engage with educational leaders and demand equal access to high quality teachers ...

Civil Rights Groups Ask for Broad Access to Affordable Lending

Charlene Crowell writes that today’s public policy housing debate is also an opportunity to learn from the mistakes of the past and...

Criminal Justice Disparities Present Barriers to Re-entry

Congressional Black Caucus Member Rep. Danny Davis (D-Ill.) writes about the fight to reduce disparities in our criminal justice...

Bill Maher Betrayed Black Intellectuals

Armstrong Williams talks about the use of the n-word and the recent Bill Maher controversy ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

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Week on the Web May 9, 2015

Walking While Black in Forest Grove, Seattle Council Member to Police: “Did you start the ‘riot’?” … For all the information click here


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The Skanner News Endorsements for Multnomah County Special Elections

The May 19, 2015, election is all about education, with candidates running for school boards, the Multnomah Education Service District, and the Portland Community College Board … To read the endorsements click here


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‘State of Black Oregon’ Reports Need for Economic Prosperity and Unity

The release of the Urban League’s second State of Black Oregon report last week shows that problems in the Black community have persisted or worsened … To read all about it click here


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5 Facts About the NSA Court Ruling

A federal appeals court has declared illegal the National Security Agency program that collects data on the landline telephone records of nearly every American … To check the details click here


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Election 2016: Where they Stand on Immigration

Candidates are squeezed between big donors, who largely favor liberalization of immigration policy, and many primary voters, who don't … To read more 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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