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NEWS BRIEFS

Last Day to Apply for Affordable Housing is Feb. 22

Longtime and displaced residents of N/NE Portland receive preference for new housing, apply before midnight Thursday ...

NAACP Announces Key Partnerships

Voter mobilization for 2018 midterm elections takes precedence among issues uniting groups ...

Winter Donations Needed, Warming Centers Open Through Thursday

Locals encouraged to check on neighbors, winter gear needed ...

August Wilson Monologue Competition Takes Place Feb. 26

Standby tickets are still available for event ...

Portland Author Renée Watson to Read From ‘Betty Before X’ at North Portland Library Feb. 24

Book, coauthored by Ilyasah Shabazz, focuses on life of Dr. Betty Shabazz as a young person ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Raising Emotionally Competent Children

Lynette Monrie on how her grandparents taught her to love herself I don't remember my grandparents assisting me with homework beyond...

Black Dollars Matter: The Sales Impact of Black Consumers

Black consumers are spending jumi.2 trillion annually and are demanding that brands speak to them in ways that resonate...

Guest Opinion: Skipper Osborne’s Testimony on HB 4005

In testimony to legislature, Osborne says bill could decrease access to important therapies ...

Celebrating Diversity at PCC

President of Portland Community College's Cascade Campus reflects on recent vandalism and the uptick in public racism and sexism ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

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Week on the Web May 16, 2015

Remembering BB King, Purple Pocketbook, Indiana's 'cannabis religion' and more … For all the information click here


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Official: VA Improperly Spends $5 Billion a Year on Health

'Gross mismanagement' by senior agency leaders has wasted billions of dollars and made a 'mockery' of federal laws regarding purchasing of goods and services … To read the whole story click here


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My Brother’s Keeper Alliance Sets High Goals for Future

'This will remain a mission for me and for Michelle not just for the rest of my presidency, but for the rest of my life' … To read all about it click here


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Michelle Obama Resists Taking the Easy Way Out

First Lady Obama’s recent commencement address at the Tuskegee University in Alabama exemplified her courage to speak truth to the world without fear of repercussions … 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


 

Pacific Northwest Regional Council of Carpenters


Pacific Northwest Regional Council of Carpenters


The Skanner's Online Webpaper

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