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NEWS BRIEFS

National Black Programming Consortium Wins Grant, Wages War on Intolerance

$750,000 award from MacArthur Foundation to help Black storytellers get strategic ...

AG Rosenblum Announces $192M Settlement for Student Loan Debt

358 Oregonians will get 100 percent loan forgiveness ...

'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang' Screens at New Performing Arts Center, Federal Way

Free screening follows the day after official ribbon cutting of the arts center ...

Join a Book Club at Your Neighborhood Library

At North Portland Library, Pageturners Black Voices focuses on books written by and about African and African American authors ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

SEIU’s President: No Place for White Supremacists in the White House

Mary Kay Henry makes following statement on Trump’s remarks after violence in Charlottesville ...

It’s Time to Show “Middle Neighborhoods” Love, Before It’s too Late

Middle Neighborhoods, School Rehabilitation and Food Insecurity are key action items for the policy agenda of the CBC. ...

Despite Unequal Treatment, Black Women Will Rise

NNPA Newswire Columnist Julianne Malveaux talks about Black Women’s Equal Pay Day ...

PCC Cascade President on Free Tuition Program

Any student who qualifies for the Oregon Promise can attend most in-state community colleges tuition-free ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

NNPA Merit Awards

Publishers from around the country gathered for the 75th Annual National Newspaper Publishers AssociationConvention, from June 16-20 at the Detroit Marriott. The Michigan Chronicle, the state’s largest Black-owned newspaper, served as the convention’s host publisher.

The theme of this year’s convention was “Empowering a New Generation of Leadership.” The five-day conference featured workshops, training sessions, forums, panels and award ceremonies.

The Skanner News received first place for the W.A. Scott, II, Best Use of Photos award and third place for the Best Editorial award. Click on the slideshow below to see pictures from the NNPA Convention.

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Hood to Coast Relay

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