12-10-2017  5:50 pm      •     
MLK Breakfast
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NEWS BRIEFS

Q&A with Facebook's Global Director of Diversity Maxine Williams

A conversation on diversity and the tech industry ...

City Announces Laura John as Tribal Liason

Laura John brings an extensive background in tribal advocacy and community engagement to the city of Portland ...

Humboldt Sewer Repair Project Update: Dec. 4

Environmental Services continues to repair more than 3 miles of public sewer pipes ...

'Santaland' on Display at Oregon Historical Society

New exhibit features Santa’s throne, Rudolph, and elves from original Meier and Frank’s Santaland ...

GFO Hosts Personal Papers & Archiving Talk

First Mondays and free GenTalks at the GFO research library ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Payday Lenders Continue Attack on Consumer Protections

Charlene Crowell of the Center for Responsible Lending writes that two bills that favor predatory lenders has received bipartisan...

Hundreds Rallied for Meek Mill, but What About the Rest?

Lynette Monroe, a guest columnist for the NNPA Newswire, talks about Meek Mill, the shady judge that locked him up and mass...

Top 10 Holiday Foods to Avoid Feeding Your Pet

Dr. Jasmine Streeter explains why pampering pets with holiday treats can be dangerous (and pricey) ...

Why We Need More Black Men in Early Childhood Education

Royston Maxwell Lyttle discusses the importance of Black male teachers in early childhood education for the NNPA ESSA Media Campaign ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

Unite Oregon

Unite Oregon and Muslim Educational Trust announce a Muslim Women Unite event from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4 in the Cathy Conference Room at the Beaverton Library, 12375 SW 5th St, Beaverton.

This will be a safe space for everyone to come together and unite our communities, standing strong with mothers, sisters, grandmothers, aunts and daughters. Immigrants, refugees, people of color and people experiencing poverty are especially encouraged to come. But ALL are welcome.

The event will include:

  • Know Your Rights Training
  • Sharing stories of hate-related incidents
  • Community safety planning & reporting
  • Community resources
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Calendar

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Photo Gallery

Photos and slide shows of local events

Family Care Health