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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

Sex Trafficking Awareness
Tuesday,  May 17, 2016 6:00pm-7:30pm
June Key Delta Community Center-5940 N. Albina Ave.
Presentation is geared to an adult audience
No Cost

Financial Literacy (Learning about Credit)
Thursday, May 19, 2016 6:30-7:30pm
June Key Delta Community Center-5940 N. Albina Ave.
Presentation is geared to an adult audience
No Cost

Community Game Night
Friday, May 20, 2016  6:30-8:30
Fun, snack, games and prizes
June Key Delta Community Center-5940 N. Albina Ave.
No Cost

Black Baccalaureate
Saturday, May 21, 2016 6:00pm
Maranatha Church 4222 NE 12th Ave.
No Cost

Art Showcase
Sunday, May 22, 2016 3:00pm-5:00pm
Local art, spoken word, music and more
June Key Delta Community Center-5940 N. Albina Ave.
No Cost

Oregon Lottery
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‘Use Your Power’ MLK Breakfast Speech

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