04-20-2018  7:31 am      •     
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NEWS BRIEFS

April 24 is Voter Registration Deadline for May 15 Primary Election

Tuesday, April 24, is voter registration and party choice deadline for May 15 Primary Election ...

Portland Libraries Celebrate National Poetry Month

April poetry events and recommended reading from Multnomah County libraries ...

PCRI Launches the Pathway 1000 Implementation Plan

Pathway 1000 a bold and ambitious 10-year displacement mitigation initiative ...

AG Rosenblum Launches New Resource on Oregon’s New Gun Safety Laws

One-page handout aims to educate Oregonians about the new law ...

Ethos Music Center Honors Portland Attorney Dave Baca with Annual Resonance Award

Founder Charles Lewis to receive first-ever Ethos Visionary Award at the May 2 event ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Will HUD Secretary Ben Carson Enforce the Fair Housing Act?

Julianne Malveaux questions HUD Secretary Ben Carson’s ability to enforce the Fair Housing Act ...

Waiting While Black in Philadelphia Can Get You Arrested

Reggie Shuford on the daily indignities African-Americans face in Philadelphia and around the country ...

Black People Must Vote or Reap the Consequences

Jeffrey Boney on the importance of voting in the Black community ...

Civil Rights Community Doesn’t Need to Look Farr for Racism in Trump Court Nominees

Derrick Johnson, NAACP President and CEO, explains organization's opposition to Trump's nomination of Thomas Farr ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

By The Skanner News

Inside a star-packed Governor's Ball in Los Angeles, Oscar winners Colin Firth, Natalie Portman and Christian Bale get their Academy Awards engraved and party with Jeff Bridges, Mark Wahlberg, Annette Benning and Geoffrey Rush, to name a few.

The Skanner News Video: The After Ball

Despite being one of the most used exclamations in the English language, the use of the so-called "F-word" still gets people riled up when it's on television. Best Supporting Actress Winner Melissa Leo, in her awe of a first-time nomination and win, did just that when realizing just how many people were seated at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood.

The Skanner News Video:Dropping the F-Bomb

With so many actors and actresses filing into the Academy Awards, it's easy to miss some. Watch this video for a The Skanner News Video: The Red Carpet Time Lapse

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