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NEWS BRIEFS

Breaking Bread Breaking Barriers, Feb. 26

Monthly dinner aims to build relationships between communities of color and police ...

Local Group Researches African American Ancestry

This Genealogical Forum of Oregon special interest group holds monthly meetings ...

Last Day to Apply for Affordable Housing is Feb. 22

Longtime and displaced residents of N/NE Portland receive preference for new housing, apply before midnight Thursday ...

NAACP Announces Key Partnerships

Voter mobilization for 2018 midterm elections takes precedence among issues uniting groups ...

Winter Donations Needed, Warming Centers Open Through Thursday

Locals encouraged to check on neighbors, winter gear needed ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Painting President Obama's Portrait Was Life-Changing

Artist Kehinde Wiley represented the president's life using color, composition and flowers ...

Raising Emotionally Competent Children

Lynnette Monroe on how her grandparents taught her to love herself ...

Black Dollars Matter: The Sales Impact of Black Consumers

Black consumers are spending jumi.2 trillion annually and are demanding that brands speak to them in ways that resonate...

Guest Opinion: Skipper Osborne’s Testimony on HB 4005

In testimony to legislature, Osborne says bill could decrease access to important therapies ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

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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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