04-19-2018  12:47 pm      •     
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NEWS BRIEFS

April 24 is Voter Registration Deadline for May 15 Primary Election

Tuesday, April 24, is voter registration and party choice deadline for May 15 Primary Election ...

Portland Libraries Celebrate National Poetry Month

April poetry events and recommended reading from Multnomah County libraries ...

PCRI Launches the Pathway 1000 Implementation Plan

Pathway 1000 a bold and ambitious 10-year displacement mitigation initiative ...

AG Rosenblum Launches New Resource on Oregon’s New Gun Safety Laws

One-page handout aims to educate Oregonians about the new law ...

Ethos Music Center Honors Portland Attorney Dave Baca with Annual Resonance Award

Founder Charles Lewis to receive first-ever Ethos Visionary Award at the May 2 event ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Will HUD Secretary Ben Carson Enforce the Fair Housing Act?

Julianne Malveaux questions HUD Secretary Ben Carson’s ability to enforce the Fair Housing Act ...

Waiting While Black in Philadelphia Can Get You Arrested

Reggie Shuford on the daily indignities African-Americans face in Philadelphia and around the country ...

Black People Must Vote or Reap the Consequences

Jeffrey Boney on the importance of voting in the Black community ...

Civil Rights Community Doesn’t Need to Look Farr for Racism in Trump Court Nominees

Derrick Johnson, NAACP President and CEO, explains organization's opposition to Trump's nomination of Thomas Farr ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

By Patricia | The Skanner News

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Black Lives Matter Memorial Garden Encourages Health and Healing

A local gardener is commemorating lives lost and cultivating healing in Portsmouth Community Garden… Read the story


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Summerworks Trains Work-Ready Youth

About 750 local young people will gain work experience, financial literacy and a professional network this year through Summerworks… Read more


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Marylhurst Grad Reflects on Rough Background, Looks to Future

Brandon Hoggans speaks to The Skanner about his past and his plans to help those who have experienced incarceration… Read the interview


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Obama Takes Aim at Segregation with Stronger Urban Housing Regulations

New regulations promote integration in historically segregated neighborhoods… Read the whole story


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Kam Williams Reviews Movies Opening July 10, 2015

Kam reviews Minions, The Breakup Girl, Do I Sound Gay?, Tango Negro and more… Read reviews and watch trailers


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