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NEWS BRIEFS

NAACP Statement on Florida State Juvenile Justice System

The NAACP responds to the Miami Herald series, “Fight Club" ...

'Bringing the Love' Gospel and Jazz Festival, Nov. 5

Patrick Lamb and Marvin Sapp, plus special guests ...

Sisters Network to Participate in Breast Cancer Walk Oct. 14

Meeting takes place at University of Portland- Chiles Center ...

Portland City Council Approves Plan to Create 1,300 Affordable Housing Units

City will begin accepting proposals for affordable housing development later this month ...

Free Resume Help at the Library

Kirby McCurtis, Administrator, North Portland Library lists five common resume mistakes ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

On Dick Gregory's Birthday

Dr. Barbara Reynolds recalls Gregory's encouragement to write about 'the seen and the unseen' ...

Parents Deserve “Real” School Choice

Dr. Elizabeth Primas challenges Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on school choice. ...

The Fight to Protect Voting Rights Continues #StayWoke

Derrick Johnson, the interim president and CEO of the NAACP, talks about the fight to protect voting rights ...

Lessons From Vanport: Don’t Let History Wash Away

Portland resident Muyoka Mwarabu writes about discovering Portland's Black history ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

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Week on the Web May 16, 2015

Remembering BB King, Purple Pocketbook, Indiana's 'cannabis religion' and more … For all the information click here


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Official: VA Improperly Spends $5 Billion a Year on Health

'Gross mismanagement' by senior agency leaders has wasted billions of dollars and made a 'mockery' of federal laws regarding purchasing of goods and services … To read the whole story click here


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My Brother’s Keeper Alliance Sets High Goals for Future

'This will remain a mission for me and for Michelle not just for the rest of my presidency, but for the rest of my life' … To read all about it click here


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Michelle Obama Resists Taking the Easy Way Out

First Lady Obama’s recent commencement address at the Tuskegee University in Alabama exemplified her courage to speak truth to the world without fear of repercussions … 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


 

Pacific Northwest Regional Council of Carpenters


Pacific Northwest Regional Council of Carpenters


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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