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NEWS BRIEFS

Breaking Bread Breaking Barriers, Feb. 26

Monthly dinner aims to build relationships between communities of color and police ...

Local Group Researches African American Ancestry

This Genealogical Forum of Oregon special interest group holds monthly meetings ...

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 ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Painting President Obama's Portrait Was Life-Changing

Artist Kehinde Wiley represented the president's life using color, composition and flowers ...

Raising Emotionally Competent Children

Lynnette Monroe on how her grandparents taught her to love herself ...

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 ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

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Black Lives Matter Memorial Garden Encourages Health and Healing

A local gardener is commemorating lives lost and cultivating healing in Portsmouth Community Garden… Read the story


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Summerworks Trains Work-Ready Youth

About 750 local young people will gain work experience, financial literacy and a professional network this year through Summerworks… Read more


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Marylhurst Grad Reflects on Rough Background, Looks to Future

Brandon Hoggans speaks to The Skanner about his past and his plans to help those who have experienced incarceration… Read the interview


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Obama Takes Aim at Segregation with Stronger Urban Housing Regulations

New regulations promote integration in historically segregated neighborhoods… Read the whole story


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Kam Williams Reviews Movies Opening July 10, 2015

Kam reviews Minions, The Breakup Girl, Do I Sound Gay?, Tango Negro and more… Read reviews and watch trailers


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