The Skanner News Update Febuary 18, 2013
February 18, 2013
First Fatal Police Shooting on Hales’ Watch 48 Hours after ‘Alien Boy’ Viewing
Asked on the sidewalk outside the theater what he planned to do to curb fatal police shootings, Hales reportedly replied, 'I’m on it' … To check the details click here
Sah’Rah Stylz and Journey to Freedom Highlight the Evolution of Black Hair
Hairitage Jubilee seeks to educate and empower community with emphasis on natural hair… To read all about it click here
Lil Wayne Insults the Memory of Emmett Till
We should use this Black History Month moment to educate young people … For all the information click here
Book Review: The Fire of Freedom -- Abraham Galloway & the Slaves' Civil War
Galloway personally delivered 4,000 recently-freed ex-slaves across enemy lines to form an all-black regiment … To read the whole story click here
$15 for Two TICKETS TO the Carrie Mae Weems Exhibition The Portland Art Museum is offering The Skanner readers a special offer to see the Carrie Mae Weems exhibition, Three Decades of Photography and Video – more than 200 photographs and videos tracing her career. Born and raised in Portland, Weems is internationally recognized for her powerful photography-based art that investigates issues of race, gender, and societal class. Tickets available online only. You must use Promo code: SKA online in order to get this special offer.
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