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NEWS BRIEFS

Kenton Library Hosts African American Genealogy Event Dec. 2

Stephen Hanks to present on genealogy resources and methods ...

PSU Hires New Police Chief

Donnell Tanksley brings policing philosophy rooted in community engagement to PSU ...

African American Portraits Exhibit at PAM Ends Dec. 29

Towards the end of its six month run, exhibit conveys the Black experience, late 1800s - 1990s ...

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. ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Black Celebrities, Athletes and Politicians Must Respect the Black Press

Rosetta Miller-Perry discusses how Black celebrities snub the Black Press when they get “discovered” by the mainstream media ...

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 ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

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South Carolina Confederate Flag Protesters Charged and Released

The two people arrested for removing the Confederate flag from the front of the South Carolina Statehouse have been released from jail in the state capital … For all the information click here


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How Do I Get into the Marijuana Business?

Though the Oregon Liquor Control Commission and the Oregon Legislature are still working together to formulate the rules of distribution, The Skanner News has compiled some of the key things to know about getting into the industry … To read the whole story click here


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North Portland Boys & Girls Club Needs More Members

The club, located in the New Columbia neighborhood of North Portland, has a lot to offer the community, but fewer kids are showing up this summer which means fewer opportunities for the kids in the neighborhood … To read all about it click here


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Summer Jobs for Youth are an Investment in America's Future

Youth who work as teens are more likely to work as adults -- and they earn more … To check the details click here


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Could United States Take Gun Lessons from Britain?

On average, cops in England and Wales open fire an average of five times a year. In the United States, cops open fire that many times a day – at least … To read more click here


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Week on the Web June 28 2015

The Skanner's picks of the best photos, videos and stories from on the web and around the world … To read the story click here


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Family Fun Events in The Skanner News Community Calendar

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