08-23-2017  12:25 pm      •     
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NEWS BRIEFS

National Black Programming Consortium Wins Grant, Wages War on Intolerance

$750,000 award from MacArthur Foundation to help Black storytellers get strategic ...

AG Rosenblum Announces $192M Settlement for Student Loan Debt

358 Oregonians will get 100 percent loan forgiveness ...

'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang' Screens at New Performing Arts Center, Federal Way

Free screening follows the day after official ribbon cutting of the arts center ...

Join a Book Club at Your Neighborhood Library

At North Portland Library, Pageturners Black Voices focuses on books written by and about African and African American authors ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

SEIU’s President: No Place for White Supremacists in the White House

Mary Kay Henry makes following statement on Trump’s remarks after violence in Charlottesville ...

It’s Time to Show “Middle Neighborhoods” Love, Before It’s too Late

Middle Neighborhoods, School Rehabilitation and Food Insecurity are key action items for the policy agenda of the CBC. ...

Despite Unequal Treatment, Black Women Will Rise

NNPA Newswire Columnist Julianne Malveaux talks about Black Women’s Equal Pay Day ...

PCC Cascade President on Free Tuition Program

Any student who qualifies for the Oregon Promise can attend most in-state community colleges tuition-free ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT





Portland Center Stage's 'The Mountaintop:' Actor Rodney Hicks on Martin Luther King, the Man
'We have to remember that night in history, that night before his assassination, and everything leading up to it' … For all the information click here






Mychal Tetteh is the New CEO of Portlands Community Cycling Center
Tetteh leads the Major Taylor Cycling Club of Portland for African Americans … To read the whole story click here






Cascade Campus Says Goodbye to President Algie Gatewood
Gatewood leaves a legacy that will help thousands of students for years to come … To check it out click here






Come Celebrate Sustainable African Food Practices at the Portland Roots Festival
First annual festival will feature nationally recognized agriculture movement figure Will Allen … To read all about it click here




 
                    




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