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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

By The Skanner News

Henry Earl Dizer
Born: Jan. 23, 1955
Passed away: June 18, 2015

Father to: Hennisha T. Dizer, La'Nisha L. Dizer, Terra N. Dizer
Step-Father to: DeAndre R. Smith and Depree R. Smith
Brother to: Michael Dizer, Rita Dizer, Charletta Malone, Marvina Ross, Ruby Sims and Russell Dizer Sr.

Viewing will be held Wed July 1, 2015 - from 5 to 7 pm.

A Celebration, "Remembering the Life of Henry Earl Dizer" will on Thursday July 2, 2015 at 1:00 pm at Morningstar Church, 4927 NE 55th Street, Portland, OR 97218. Repast will follow the service.

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