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Police Arrest 16-Year-Old in Yashawnee Vaughn's Murder

Portland Police Bureau press release: "On Thursday, March 31, 2011, Portland Police Detectives arrested 16-year-old Parrish Bennett in connection with the disappearance of 14-year-old Yashanee Vaughn, who was reported missing on March 21, 2011. Bennett has been charged with One Count of Murder and is currently lodged in the Multnomah County Juvenile Detention Center … To read the whole story click here

VIDEO: Breakthrough for Campaign to Honor Henry Lincoln Johnson with the Medal of Honor
This has made a major breakthrough with the discovery of crucial new evidence. Johnson's incredible bravery on the battlefield earned him the Croix de Guerre, with gold palm, France's highest honor. Yet the Albany N.Y. railroad porter who fought with the fearsome Harlem Hellfighters regiment – the New York 369th – went unrecognized back home in the United States. The reason? Johnson was Black at a time when America was in the grip of race segregation and racist violence … To check the details click here

Peggy Ross Hired to Management of LifeWorks NW
LifeWorks NW has announced the appointment of Peggy C. Ross to the organization's management team. Ross has been named as Director of Diversity and Workforce Development for the not-for-profit organization … To read all about it click here

Hundreds Head Out to Portland City Career Fair 2011 at Ambridge Center
Whether looking for jobs, hiring new workers or helping make sure the workplace is diverse, more than 800 people attended the Diversity Employment Day Career Fair March 30 at the Ambridge Events Center. Face to face interviews were the main feature of the 11th annual event, where the theme was "Getting America Back to Work in 2011 … To read all about it click here

Obama's Attack on African Soil Was Unjustified
Saying that "It's time for Gadhafi to go," President Barack Obama joined a coalition of colonialist countries to invade Africa. Ignoring protests from leaders of the African Union, Obama partnered with NATO's (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) league of neo-colonialists to "get Gadhafi … For all the information click here

Book Review: 'Hood Health' Offers Practical Advice for Hip Hop Generation
You can't help but take notice when Dick Gregory gives a how-to book promoting health a ringing endorsement. After all, the well-preserved, 78 year-old comedian is almost as well known as a health food advocate as he is for his acerbic wit. Furthermore, he's even written his own cookbook and stands as a shining testament to the virtues of longevity via a nutritious dietary regimen … To check the details click here

Five Simple Steps to Cut Down On Gas Costs
Gas prices are rising across the country -- and the primary reason is the cost of making fuel. While both supply and demand for gasoline have risen in the United States, the worldwide demand for crude oil is up and the supply of crude oil is down. Middle East turmoil and loss of supply have further tightened markets … To read all about it click here

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