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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

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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

To find a fun event click here


 

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