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NEWS BRIEFS

SEI, Sunshine Division Offer Thanksgiving Meals to Families in Need

Turkeys are being provided to fill 200 Thanksgiving food boxes for SEI families ...

NAACP Portland Monthly Meeting Nov. 18

Monthly general membership meeting takes place on Saturday, 12 - 2 p.m. ...

Multnomah County Animal Services Waives Adoption Fees Nov. 17

Special runs from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday ...

Fitzpatrick Presents 'Pathway 1000' Plan Before City Council

Plan would restore involuntary displacement by building 80 homes per year ...

Sisters Network to Hold Monthly Meeting Nov. 11

Meeting to take place Saturday morning at June Key Delta Center ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Local Author Visits North Portland Library

Renee Watson teaches students and educators about the power of writing ...

Is the FBI’s New Focus on “Black Identity Extremists” the New COINTELPRO?

Rep. Cedric L. Richmond (D-La.) talks about the FBI’s misguided report on “Black Identity Extremism” and negative Facebook ads. ...

ACA Enrollment Surging, Even Though It Ends Dec. 15

NNPA contributing writer Cash Michaels writes about enrollment efforts ...

Blacks Often Pay Higher Fees for Car Purchases than Whites

Charlene Crowell explains why Black consumers often pay higher fees than White consumers, because of “add-on” products. ...

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Week on the Web May 9, 2015

Walking While Black in Forest Grove, Seattle Council Member to Police: “Did you start the ‘riot’?” … For all the information click here


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The Skanner News Endorsements for Multnomah County Special Elections

The May 19, 2015, election is all about education, with candidates running for school boards, the Multnomah Education Service District, and the Portland Community College Board … To read the endorsements click here


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‘State of Black Oregon’ Reports Need for Economic Prosperity and Unity

The release of the Urban League’s second State of Black Oregon report last week shows that problems in the Black community have persisted or worsened … To read all about it click here


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5 Facts About the NSA Court Ruling

A federal appeals court has declared illegal the National Security Agency program that collects data on the landline telephone records of nearly every American … To check the details click here


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Election 2016: Where they Stand on Immigration

Candidates are squeezed between big donors, who largely favor liberalization of immigration policy, and many primary voters, who don't … To read more 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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