11-19-2017  6:04 pm      •     
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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. ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

Kahedja Burley
By The Skanner News

The 2015 Rose Festival Court includes 13 outstanding Portland Metro high school students. Young women chosen to be Court Members participate in community events, receive one-on-one mentorship from top female executives, and a $3,500 scholarship provided by The Randall Group. The Rose Festival Court is sponsored by Unitus Community Credit Union.

All photos courtesy of the Portland Rose Festival

Kenedja JeffersonKahedja Burley, Jefferson High School, daughter of Mashavu Hicks and Rondale Burley

Amber MadisonAmber Shackelford, Madison High School, daughter of Jennifer and James Shackelford

Tabitha LincolnTabitha Ivan, Lincoln High School, daughter of Tammy and John Ivan

Paris Central CatholicParis Sykes, Central Catholic High School, daughter of Russell Sykes and Latasha Williams

Crystal ParkroseCristell Gonzalez Perez, Parkrose High School, daughter of Karina Perez Zamacona

Ellie David DouglasElli Simotas, David Douglas High School, daughter of
Anna Simotas

Devon St MarysDevon Thompson, St. Mary's Academy, daughter of Keli and Robert Thompson

Tihanne Mar Shall BensonTihanne Mar-Shall, Benson Polytechnic High School, daughter of Francine Mar-Shall

Lily WilsonLily Brodrick, Wilson High School, daughter of Lisa Molina and Joseph Brodrick

Naomi Tsai ClevelandNaomi Tsai, Cleveland High School, daughter of Alison Hansell and Honan Tsai

Erika Manzo RooseveltErika Manzo, Roosevelt High School, daughter of Veronica Silva de Manzo and Carlos O. Manzo

Olivia GrantOlivia Berry, Grant High School, daughter of Bill and Julie Berry

Sierra FranklinSierra Hosea, Franklin High School, daughter of Kristi and Jeff Hosea

 

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