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NEWS BRIEFS

Breaking Bread Breaking Barriers, Feb. 26

Monthly dinner aims to build relationships between communities of color and police ...

Local Group Researches African American Ancestry

This Genealogical Forum of Oregon special interest group holds monthly meetings ...

Last Day to Apply for Affordable Housing is Feb. 22

Longtime and displaced residents of N/NE Portland receive preference for new housing, apply before midnight Thursday ...

NAACP Announces Key Partnerships

Voter mobilization for 2018 midterm elections takes precedence among issues uniting groups ...

Winter Donations Needed, Warming Centers Open Through Thursday

Locals encouraged to check on neighbors, winter gear needed ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Painting President Obama's Portrait Was Life-Changing

Artist Kehinde Wiley represented the president's life using color, composition and flowers ...

Raising Emotionally Competent Children

Lynnette Monroe on how her grandparents taught her to love herself ...

Black Dollars Matter: The Sales Impact of Black Consumers

Black consumers are spending jumi.2 trillion annually and are demanding that brands speak to them in ways that resonate...

Guest Opinion: Skipper Osborne’s Testimony on HB 4005

In testimony to legislature, Osborne says bill could decrease access to important therapies ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

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Want to Buy a Home? Work With the Experts and Do Your Research!
From down payment assistance and homebuying classes to credit score boosters, the African American Homeownership Fair 2013 had plenty of help to offer first-time homebuyers. … For all the information click here


Police crisis

Portland City Council Delays Decision on Changes to Independent Police Review Division
Hours-long hearing shows community advocates, city staff and police disagree sharply … To check it out click here


Bill Fletcher

Still Reeling from the Tea Party's Party
The brand of politics represented by the Tea Party crowd needs to be removed from the scene… To read the whole story click here



Obamacare

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