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OPINION

Letter to the Editor: KNA Objects to Dr. Martens Billboards

A letter from the King Neighborhood Association ...

Black Students Hit Hard by For-Profit College Debt

Women and Blacks suffer disparate impacts, particularly at for-profit institutions, where they are disproportionately enrolled in most...

A New Year, a New Vision

North Portland Library will dedicate a display panel in the upstairs meeting room to visual artifacts contributed by the community ...

MLK’s Legacy for Black America in 2017

Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis on the exigency of Dr. King's insistence that “The truth will set us free” ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

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The Rent’s Too D*** High! Seattle Worries About Growth

residents fret over whether Seattle has become a traffic-snarled city for the rich with soaring rental rates, overly dependent on the company behind it all: Amazon … For all the information click here


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Oregon Community College Students Could Get Tuition Break

Oregon lawmakers in both chambers are making it easier for a large cohort of students to pay for their higher education under two bills they passed Thursday … To read the whole story click here


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Confirmed ID's on Mystery Fashion Models from 1975

Last month, The Skanner asked the community to help identify models from a 1975 photo shoot, some have been identified, still others are unknown … To read all about it click here


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Summer Slide: When Students Forget What They Have Learned

Students forget up to six months of math and reading instruction when they're not engaged in academic activities between school years … To check the details click here


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Best of the Web: Independence Day 2015 and Beyond

The Skanner's picks of the best photos, pics and stories from on the Web and in 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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