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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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Bloody Sunday 50th Anniversary

A march commemorating the historic "Bloody Sunday" demonstration was set to begin Monday afternoon after several speakers at the 50th anniversary commemoration pushed visitors to fight to restore the Voting Rights Act … For all the information click here


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Univ. of Oklahoma President: Frat Members 'Disgraceful'

The president of the University of Oklahoma lambasted members of a fraternity on Monday who participated in a racist chant caught on video, calling them disgraceful and their behavior reprehensible … To read the whole story click here


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Mom’s Call For ‘Ceasefire’ and Peace

Emotions were high at a press conference called by the mother of the late Quintrell Holiman, who took his own life during a standoff with Portland Police this month. The message was a simple one, a message of peace … To read all about it click here


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Black Law Student Association to Host a National Convention

The National Black Law Students Association is holding their 47th annual convention at the Hilton Portland & Executive Tower and Oregon Convention Center from March 11-15 … 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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