10-17-2017  11:55 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

ENTERTAINMENT

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Celebrity Interview: Ava DuVernay on 'Selma'

‘It moves me beyond words that this film that we’ve made, that this piece of art would be released in such a robust way during this cultural moment rife with energy for change, with people taking to the streets, the power of the people being heard, and their voices being amplified’… For the whole interview click here


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The Ten Best Black Books of 2014

‘Justice While Black,’ ‘An Obama's Journey,’ ‘Who We Be’ and more… To read the list click here


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Moms Host Party for Portland Police

The officers had heard of a destitute family and wrapped around them with food and clothing… To read all about it click here


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Former AT&T Employee Wins Discrimination Suit

Jeanine Clair was subject to on-the-job retaliation for complaining about a co-worker who used a racially derogatory term to describe Black people and later stated that people of a different race smelled bad… To check the details click here


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Family Fun Events in The Skanner News Community Calendar

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New Online Order Form to Place a Real Estate Ad 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 a real estate ad.


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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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