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NEWS BRIEFS

SEI, Sunshine Division Offer Thanksgiving Meals to Families in Need

Turkeys are being provided to fill 200 Thanksgiving food boxes for SEI families ...

NAACP Portland Monthly Meeting Nov. 18

Monthly general membership meeting takes place on Saturday, 12 - 2 p.m. ...

Multnomah County Animal Services Waives Adoption Fees Nov. 17

Special runs from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday ...

Fitzpatrick Presents 'Pathway 1000' Plan Before City Council

Plan would restore involuntary displacement by building 80 homes per year ...

Sisters Network to Hold Monthly Meeting Nov. 11

Meeting to take place Saturday morning at June Key Delta Center ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Local Author Visits North Portland Library

Renee Watson teaches students and educators about the power of writing ...

Is the FBI’s New Focus on “Black Identity Extremists” the New COINTELPRO?

Rep. Cedric L. Richmond (D-La.) talks about the FBI’s misguided report on “Black Identity Extremism” and negative Facebook ads. ...

ACA Enrollment Surging, Even Though It Ends Dec. 15

NNPA contributing writer Cash Michaels writes about enrollment efforts ...

Blacks Often Pay Higher Fees for Car Purchases than Whites

Charlene Crowell explains why Black consumers often pay higher fees than White consumers, because of “add-on” products. ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

Z-Man Scholarship Foundation

talentwithin poster2016 photoThe 4th annual “Talent Within” performing arts scholarship competition, hosted by Z-Man Scholarship Foundation and the Portland Police Bureau Youth Services Division will be held Friday, May 20 2016 at the City Bible Church at 6pm.

Metro area High Schools including Madison, Benson, Grant, Roosevelt, Jefferson, Lincoln, Wilson, Franklin, David Douglas, Barlow, Centennial, Gresham, Reynolds, Tualatin and Parkrose will all send representatives to compete.  Acts will include singers, dancers, musicians and variety acts. 

The winner will be awarded a $5,000 scholarship toward the college of his/her choice.  The competition is judged by a panel of local celebrity judges in the style made popular by American Idol.

 

2016 Judges include: 

Rindy Ross, Blake Sakamoto, Trailblazer Dance Team Captain and 2014 “Talent Within” winner, Javon Carter.

 

“The Talent Within” Grand Finale

May 20th, 6pm 

City Bible Church

9200 NE Fremont

$5 – Tickets available at each High School and at www.zmanscholarship.org

 

Proceeds benefit the Z-Man Scholarship Foundation

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