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NEWS BRIEFS

National Black Programming Consortium Wins Grant, Wages War on Intolerance

$750,000 award from MacArthur Foundation to help Black storytellers get strategic ...

AG Rosenblum Announces $192M Settlement for Student Loan Debt

358 Oregonians will get 100 percent loan forgiveness ...

'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang' Screens at New Performing Arts Center, Federal Way

Free screening follows the day after official ribbon cutting of the arts center ...

Join a Book Club at Your Neighborhood Library

At North Portland Library, Pageturners Black Voices focuses on books written by and about African and African American authors ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

SEIU’s President: No Place for White Supremacists in the White House

Mary Kay Henry makes following statement on Trump’s remarks after violence in Charlottesville ...

It’s Time to Show “Middle Neighborhoods” Love, Before It’s too Late

Middle Neighborhoods, School Rehabilitation and Food Insecurity are key action items for the policy agenda of the CBC. ...

Despite Unequal Treatment, Black Women Will Rise

NNPA Newswire Columnist Julianne Malveaux talks about Black Women’s Equal Pay Day ...

PCC Cascade President on Free Tuition Program

Any student who qualifies for the Oregon Promise can attend most in-state community colleges tuition-free ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

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Public Comment for City's New $20 Million Housing Pot

Hundreds have already weighed in on Portland’s $20 million North/Northeast Housing Plan -- not including the PAALF leaders who triggered the whole effort -- but Monday night Portlanders get another chance … For all the information click here


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Health Plan Enrollment Ending for 2015

Here’s how to find info about Oregon and Washington enrollment help … To read the whole story click here


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Rape’s Other Victims, Part 2 in a Series

‘My mom was awesome, she never talked down to me…. But I felt like…I owed it to her to be perfect so she doesn’t feel like keeping me was a mistake’ … To read all about it click here


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Planned Parenthood and the African-American Community

In the United States today, African-American women face barriers to accessing the health care that would improve both their lives and the lives of those around them … 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 Wedding Announcement 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 wedding announcement.


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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