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NEWS BRIEFS

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 ...

August Wilson Monologue Competition Takes Place Feb. 26

Standby tickets are still available for event ...

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

By The Skanner News

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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