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NEWS BRIEFS

Portland Art Museum Hosts Upstanders Festival May 27

Event includes spoken word, workshops and poster making in support of social justice ...

North Portland Library Announces June Computer Classes

Upcoming courses include Introduction to Spreadsheets, What is the Cloud? and Learn Programming with Games ...

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 ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Ensuring the Promise of the Every Student Succeeds Act

The preservation of Thurgood Marshall's legacy is dependent upon our dedication to our children ...

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 ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

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Opinion: Youth Violence Prevention is Achievable, by Helen Silvis

‘If working together as a community is the key to ending youth violence, Portland will succeed’… To read more click here


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Simplify Holidays with Alzheimer's Patients

With a little flexibility and planning you can create a holiday for your family member who has dementia that will be enjoyable for both of you… For helpful tips click here


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Congress Approves Medal of Honor for Black Soldier

Almost 100 years after his death, a World War I hero is finally on track to get the Medal of Honor – which would make him only the second Black man in U.S. history to receive it… To read all about it click here


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Hundreds Enjoy Screening of Vanport Documentary

View photos of ‘The Wake of Vanport’ showing at the Oregon Historical Society. Photos by Intisar Abioto.… To view the photos click here


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Family Fun Events in The Skanner News Community Calendar

To find a fun event click here



 

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New Online Order Form to Place an Obituary for Print or Web

We now have online classified ad and announcement ordering for your convenience. Place your ad or announcement in print, online or both using our new quick and easy form… Click here to purchase an obituary.


Have fun with our interactive Crossword and Sudoku puzzles

On our website, under Entertainment, click on Crossword Puzzle,  or Sudoku Puzzle.  Ten fresh puzzles each week. If you just can’t guess that word, just tell it to fill it in for you!



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