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NEWS BRIEFS

Merkley to Hold Town Hall in Clackamas County

Sen. Jeff Merkley to hold town hall in Clackamas County, May 30 ...

NAACP Monthly Meeting Notice, May 27, Portland

NAACP Portland invites the community to its monthly general membership meeting ...

Photos: Fundraiser for Sunshine Division's Assistance Programs

Under the Stars fundraiser took place on May 18 at the Melody Grand Ballroom ...

Portland Joins National Movement to End Prostate Cancer

Second annual ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk returns this June ...

Governor Kate Brown Signs Foster Children’s Sibling Bill of Rights

Current and former foster youth advocated for policy to maintain critical sibling relationships ...

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OPINION

CFPB Sues Ocwen Financial over Unfair Mortgage Practices

What many homeowners soon discover is that faithfully paying a monthly mortgage is in some cases, just not enough ...

B-CU Grads Protest Betsy “DeVoid” in Epic Fashion

Julianne Malveaux says that Betsy “DeVoid,” is no Mary McLeod Bethune ...

NAACP on Supreme Court's Decline to Review NC Voter ID Law

NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks made the following remarks ...

To End AIDS in the United States, Stay True to the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

Original convenors of National AIDS Strategy share thoughts on the way forward ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

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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