12-10-2017  4:05 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

North Portland Library
By The Skanner News

Read-In to be held Sunday, Feb. 12 and Saturday, Feb. 18.

The Multnomah County Library will host the 20th annual African American Read-In, a gathering where guest readers share passages from works by their favorite African American authors at two separate events in February.

Guest readers will introduce participants to their favorite works: adult & children's literature, fiction & non-fiction, drama, humor, spoken word and maybe even songs to celebrate the richness and variety of African American writing during Black History Month.

The North Portland Library will host an all-ages read-in from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Feb. 12 at 512 N Killingsworth St.

The Midland Library will hold an event for children from 1 to 2 p.m. Feb. 18 at 805 SE 122nd Ave.

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