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NEWS BRIEFS

'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang' Screens at New Performing Arts Center, Federal Way

Free screening follows the day after official ribbon cutting of the arts center ...

Join a Book Club at Your Neighborhood Library

At North Portland Library, Pageturners Black Voices focuses on books written by and about African and African American authors ...

Meeting of the NE Community Development Oversight Committee

The fourth meeting will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 23 ...

Health Share of Oregon Invests $3M in Community Health Workers

Investment will improve health care access, quality and outcomes for Oregonians who face barriers to care ...

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SEIU’s President: No Place for White Supremacists in the White House

Mary Kay Henry makes following statement on Trump’s remarks after violence in Charlottesville ...

It’s Time to Show “Middle Neighborhoods” Love, Before It’s too Late

Middle Neighborhoods, School Rehabilitation and Food Insecurity are key action items for the policy agenda of the CBC. ...

Despite Unequal Treatment, Black Women Will Rise

NNPA Newswire Columnist Julianne Malveaux talks about Black Women’s Equal Pay Day ...

PCC Cascade President on Free Tuition Program

Any student who qualifies for the Oregon Promise can attend most in-state community colleges tuition-free ...

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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

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