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NEWS BRIEFS

Portland Art Museum Hosts Upstanders Festival May 27

Event includes spoken word, workshops and poster making in support of social justice ...

Happy Memorial Day

The Skanner wishes readers a safe and happy Memorial Day ...

North Portland Library Announces June Computer Classes

Upcoming courses include Introduction to Spreadsheets, What is the Cloud? and Learn Programming with Games ...

Merkley to Hold Town Hall in Clackamas County

Sen. Jeff Merkley to hold town hall in Clackamas County, May 30 ...

NAACP Monthly Meeting Notice, May 27, Portland

NAACP Portland invites the community to its monthly general membership meeting ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Ensuring the Promise of the Every Student Succeeds Act

The preservation of Thurgood Marshall's legacy is dependent upon our dedication to our children ...

CFPB Sues Ocwen Financial over Unfair Mortgage Practices

What many homeowners soon discover is that faithfully paying a monthly mortgage is in some cases, just not enough ...

B-CU Grads Protest Betsy “DeVoid” in Epic Fashion

Julianne Malveaux says that Betsy “DeVoid,” is no Mary McLeod Bethune ...

NAACP on Supreme Court's Decline to Review NC Voter ID Law

NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks made the following remarks ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

Maxine Fitzpatrick

The Royal Rosarian Foundation presented the awards for Newsmaker of the Year for 2015. The award ceremony was held at Lloyd Center Ballroom at the DoubleTree Hilton on March 16.

The Newsmaker of the Year awards go to local heros and heroines who have performed acts of bravery or service to the community without regard to personal safety or public recognition. The recipients are nominated by local media representatives who choose these newsworthy people.

The Skanner News presented newsmaker Maxine Fitzpatrick for her work at the Portland Community Reinvestment Initiative. She has worked to preserve, expand and manage affordable housing in the city of Portland as well as providing access and advocacy for residents. 

Click through the slideshow below to see pictures from the event.

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