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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

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Blackonomics: Creating Conscious Black Millionaires

Conscious brothers and sisters consider it their “reasonable” service to support one another, to contribute to one another’s causes, and to let their actions speak louder than their words … For all the information click here


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Students Opting Out of Common Core Testing

Some lawmakers, sensing a tipping point, are backing the parents and teachers who complain about 'high stakes' tests … To read the whole story click here


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Veterans Health Care Threatened by Privatization

The issue is likely to influence the 2016 presidential election … To read all about it click here


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County Proclaims Crime Victims' Rights Week

A number of the bills now before the Oregon State Legislature protect parties who have experienced domestic violence or sexual assault … 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.


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