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NEWS BRIEFS

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 ...

Meeting of the NE Community Development Oversight Committee

The fourth meeting will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 23 ...

Health Share of Oregon Invests $3M in Community Health Workers

Investment will improve health care access, quality and outcomes for Oregonians who face barriers to care ...

'Eclipse Hate' Rally in Solidarity with Charlottesville

Portland’s Resistance to hold peaceful rally and march Aug. 18 ...

Celebrate Literacy at N. Portland Library’s Children’s Book Fair

Book fair runs from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. on Aug. 26 ...

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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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!


The Skanner's Online Webpaper

View our full newspapers on-line just like they are printed. to turn the pages click here

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