04-20-2018  5:41 am      •     
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NEWS BRIEFS

April 24 is Voter Registration Deadline for May 15 Primary Election

Tuesday, April 24, is voter registration and party choice deadline for May 15 Primary Election ...

Portland Libraries Celebrate National Poetry Month

April poetry events and recommended reading from Multnomah County libraries ...

PCRI Launches the Pathway 1000 Implementation Plan

Pathway 1000 a bold and ambitious 10-year displacement mitigation initiative ...

AG Rosenblum Launches New Resource on Oregon’s New Gun Safety Laws

One-page handout aims to educate Oregonians about the new law ...

Ethos Music Center Honors Portland Attorney Dave Baca with Annual Resonance Award

Founder Charles Lewis to receive first-ever Ethos Visionary Award at the May 2 event ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Will HUD Secretary Ben Carson Enforce the Fair Housing Act?

Julianne Malveaux questions HUD Secretary Ben Carson’s ability to enforce the Fair Housing Act ...

Waiting While Black in Philadelphia Can Get You Arrested

Reggie Shuford on the daily indignities African-Americans face in Philadelphia and around the country ...

Black People Must Vote or Reap the Consequences

Jeffrey Boney on the importance of voting in the Black community ...

Civil Rights Community Doesn’t Need to Look Farr for Racism in Trump Court Nominees

Derrick Johnson, NAACP President and CEO, explains organization's opposition to Trump's nomination of Thomas Farr ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

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Letter Protests Dr. Martens’ Skinhead Marketing Ploy

The brochure says, 'Almost immediately after its launch, skinheads adopted the boot as their weapon of choice'… For all the information click here


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Sybrina Fulton Pushes Community Involvement in Two-Day Portland Stop

A message of youth empowerment at one event, and a call to end racial profiling at another were the focus of Sybrina Fulton during her visit this week… To read more click here


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'Oregon Experience' Explores Portland Civil Rights History

The show delves into local African American social movements of the 1960s, 70s and early 80s … To read the whole story click here


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Seattle Attempt to Keep Addicts Out of Jail Shines in Study

Unlike with many drug courts or other programs, participants aren't threatened with jail time or with being kicked out if they relapse… To read all about it click here


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GoFundMe Started for Church in Danger of Demolition

Community advocate Cat Goughnour urges Portlanders to act to halt the teardown of the historic St. Paul's Church … To check the details 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 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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