04-25-2018  1:19 am      •     
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NEWS BRIEFS

Event: Going Beyond the Flint Water & Housing Crises

Recode invites speakers to discuss the Flint water crisis and its relationship to gentrification, displacement, and housing crises ...

Think & Drink with Rinku Sen and Mary Li

Event takes place Wednesday, May 16, at Alberta Rose Theater ...

April 24 is Voter Registration Deadline for May 15 Primary Election

Tuesday, April 24, is voter registration and party choice deadline for May 15 Primary Election ...

Portland Libraries Celebrate National Poetry Month

April poetry events and recommended reading from Multnomah County libraries ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

The Skanner News Endorsements for May 2018 Elections

Read The Skanner News' endorsements for Oregon, Multnomah County, Portland City Council and more ...

Will HUD Secretary Ben Carson Enforce the Fair Housing Act?

Julianne Malveaux questions HUD Secretary Ben Carson’s ability to enforce the Fair Housing Act ...

Waiting While Black in Philadelphia Can Get You Arrested

Reggie Shuford on the daily indignities African-Americans face in Philadelphia and around the country ...

Black People Must Vote or Reap the Consequences

Jeffrey Boney on the importance of voting in the Black community ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

NNPA Merit Awards
By The Skanner News

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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