12-10-2017  10:06 pm      •     
MLK Breakfast
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NEWS BRIEFS

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 ...

GFO Hosts Personal Papers & Archiving Talk

First Mondays and free GenTalks at the GFO research library ...

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

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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