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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

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Isibor Jessica 180Jessica Isibor, De La Salle North Catholic HS. Sponsor: Pacific NW Regional Council of Carpenters.Wako Selam 180Selam Wako, University of Oregon. Sponsor: Portland Development Commission.Curry Dayja 180Dayja Curry, University of Oregon. Sponsor: University of Oregon.Retherford Cameron 180Cameron Retherford, Portland Community College. Sponsor: Oregon Lottery.Trinh Victoria 180Victoria Trinh, Boston College. Sponsor: FamilyCare.

Atenafu Hanna 180Hanna Atenafu, Oregon State. Sponsor: Oregon Health & Sciences University.

Sanchez Ruben 180Ruben Sanchez, De La Salle North Catholic High School. Sponsor: Providence Health & Services.

jones dylan 180Dylan Jones, Oregon Episcopal School. Sponsor: The City of Portland.

Strong McKenzie 180Mckenzie Strong, De La Salle North Catholic HS. Sponsor: Home Forward.

medhanie veronica 180Veronica Medhanie, Portland State University. Sponsor: Pacific Power.

Sylvester Anthony 180Anthony Sylvester, Roosevelt High School. Sponsor: Turner Construction.

Arnold Janelle 180Janelle Arnold, Grant High School. Sponsor: Wells Fargo.

Carr Michelle 180Michelle Carr, Kent State University. Sponsor: The Skanner Foundation.

Purkapile Kaitlan 180Kaitlan Purkapile, Portland State University. Sponsor: The Skanner Foundation.

Sosa Luis 180Luis Sosa, Portland State University. Sponsor: The Skanner Foundation.

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