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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

Naomi Pierce

L-R: Naomi Pierce, NPMTC Administrator; Benita Aloith, 2nd Prize Winner; Alisa Christensen, 1st Prize Winner; and Bernie Foster, Project Director. Not pictured is 3rdPrize winner, Sharon Sirois.

Just in time for Christmas, three contestants of the North Portland Multimedia Training Center (NPMTC) 2013 Vanport Film Festival received prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. Winning the $1,000 first place award was Alisa Christensen; 2nd place for $500 when to Benita Aloith; and Sharon Sirois won 3rd Place for $300. Submissions were judged monthly throughout 2013 by the general public on Facebook. Monthly winners were then independently judged by film professionals. Submitted videos R2DToo, A Vietnam Story, and Mr. Woods, a Vanport Story can be viewed at npmtc.org For more information, call 503-285-5555, ext. 521.

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