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NEWS BRIEFS

Kenton Library Hosts African American Genealogy Event Dec. 2

Stephen Hanks to present on genealogy resources and methods ...

PSU Hires New Police Chief

Donnell Tanksley brings policing philosophy rooted in community engagement to PSU ...

African American Portraits Exhibit at PAM Ends Dec. 29

Towards the end of its six month run, exhibit conveys the Black experience, late 1800s - 1990s ...

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. ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

You Better Watch Your Mouth: Dental Care in the Black Community

Julianne Malveaux talks about dental care and Congresswoman Robin Kelly’s new bill, the Action for Dental Health Act. ...

Black Celebrities, Athletes and Politicians Must Respect the Black Press

Rosetta Miller-Perry discusses how Black celebrities snub the Black Press when they get “discovered” by the mainstream media ...

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. ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

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Janelle Monae and Jidenna Lead Rally Against Violence at Dawson Park

The two stars are helping call attention to brutality across the nation as the embark on free tour… Read more about it


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New Projects on MLK

Mayor, PDC announce plans to develop properties they say will enhance the neighborhood without displacing residents… Read the whole story


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Ferguson Municipal Judge Announces Sweeping Changes

Many old arrest warrants withdrawn, plus defendants get new court dates and payment options… Read all about it


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Civil Rights Activist Amelia Boynton Robinson Dies at 104

Amelia Boynton Robinson, a civil rights activist who helped lead the "Bloody Sunday" civil rights march in 1965, died early Wednesday… Read more


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Library Offers African American Genealogy Class

The North Portland Library is holding a free class on African-American Genealogy this Saturday, Aug. 29… Find out more


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