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Black America’s Dreams of Homeownership Still Deferred

Charlene Crowell talks about Black homeownership and the need for financial justice in the Black community ...

On Dick Gregory's Birthday

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Parents Deserve “Real” School Choice

Dr. Elizabeth Primas challenges Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on school choice. ...

The Fight to Protect Voting Rights Continues #StayWoke

Derrick Johnson, the interim president and CEO of the NAACP, talks about the fight to protect voting rights ...

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Brian Stimson of The Skanner News

On Monday, Feb. 28, the Lifesavas and the Thermals will be performing a FREE show at Oaks Parks Skating Rink. But there's a catch. There's always a catch.

You have to have a wristband to get in. Google Hotpot – the show's sponsor – is giving them out around town and will be revealing those locations on their twitter feed -- @HotpotPDX.

If you aren't able to make Monday's performance, Rev. Shines of the Lifesavas will be spinning some of his best on Thursday, March 3 at the Someday Lounge.

Shines and crew are celebrating 3 years of The Fix, the free weekly hip hop showcase of some of the best hip hop of Portland and the nation. This Thursday, Rev. Shines will be joined by DJ Kez and Dundiggy.

Show starts at 9 p.m. on March 3. 21 and up.

The Fix has been a weekly gathering of artists that have included M64, Ragen Fykes, Matt Nelkin, DJ IZM, DJ Nature, DJ Mello Cee, DJ Beyonda, Rich Medina, Bobbito, Spindarella, Count Bass D, Mad Professor, Large Professor, Diamond D, Crazy Legs, Jake One, Spinna, Shafiq Exile & DJ Day, Dam Funk, Crown City Rockers, Shawn Jackson, Giant Panda, Vitamin D, Mick Boogie, ?uestlove, & many more

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