12-11-2017  10:41 am      •     
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NEWS BRIEFS

Joint Office of Homeless Services Announces Severe Weather Strategy

Those seeking shelter should call 211 or visit 211.org; neighbors encouraged to volunteer and donate cold-weather apparel ...

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 ...

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

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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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