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NEWS BRIEFS

Mobile Mammography Van Comes to Health Fair, Oct. 7

Onsite mammograms, music, food, health information, and fun ...

Humboldt Sewer Repair Project Update: September 15, 2017

Environmental Services continues a project to repair more than 3 miles of public sewer pipes ...

NAACP Portland Branch Invites Community to Monthly General Membership Meeting

Meeting takes place from noon to 2 p.m. Sept. 23 ...

Portland to Launch Online Platform to Ease Rental Applications

One App Oregon will reduce barriers to accessing affordable housing for the city's renters ...

Seattle NAACP Announces Sept. 17 Rally in Support of Michael Bennett, Colin Kaepernick

Speakers include Gerald Hankerson, Reshaud Bennett, Dave Zirin, Nikkita Oliver ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Jeff Trades an Unknown Known for a Known Known

Jeff Tryens reflects on life in Central Oregon ...

We Must Have A New Poor People's Campaign and Moral Revival

Bishop William J. Barber II pens an exclusive op-ed about the need for a New Poor People's Campaign and Moral Revival. ...

Rebuilding the Gulf Coast, Preparing for the Next Harvey

Bill Fletcher talks about impact of Hurricane Harvey on poor workers on the the Gulf Coast. ...

It’s Time for Congress to Pass a Hurricane Harvey Emergency Funding Package

Congressional Black Caucus Members talk about recovery efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey ...

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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

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