10-17-2017  11:51 am      •     
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U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

On Dick Gregory's Birthday

Dr. Barbara Reynolds recalls Gregory's encouragement to write about 'the seen and the unseen' ...

Parents Deserve “Real” School Choice

Dr. Elizabeth Primas challenges Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on school choice. ...

The Fight to Protect Voting Rights Continues #StayWoke

Derrick Johnson, the interim president and CEO of the NAACP, talks about the fight to protect voting rights ...

Lessons From Vanport: Don’t Let History Wash Away

Portland resident Muyoka Mwarabu writes about discovering Portland's Black history ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

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Family of Six Children Orphaned by Cancer Try to Stay Together
The family fled to a refugee camp in Burundi, where they lived for four years, before being allowed to come to the United States in 2009 … To check the details click here




Come on Down to the Rob Ingram Youth Summit Against Violence Saturday March 16
Free event for all youth will feature 40 prizes including a $250 tablet computer … To read all about it click here




Portland's Arts Tax and Communities of Color: Talk To Us, To America's Stubbornest Dreamers
If non-payment goes into late-fees, we'll be imposing a world of hurt on specific classes of Portlanders … For all the information click here








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