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U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Black America’s Dreams of Homeownership Still Deferred

Charlene Crowell talks about Black homeownership and the need for financial justice in the Black community ...

On Dick Gregory's Birthday

Dr. Barbara Reynolds recalls Gregory's encouragement to write about 'the seen and the unseen' ...

Parents Deserve “Real” School Choice

Dr. Elizabeth Primas challenges Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on school choice. ...

The Fight to Protect Voting Rights Continues #StayWoke

Derrick Johnson, the interim president and CEO of the NAACP, talks about the fight to protect voting rights ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

2016 Rose Festival Court
Portland Rose Festival

The Rose Festival Court is comprised of up to 15 outstanding young women chosen from Portland Metro-area high schools.

After their selection in March, Court Members attend after-school and evening orientation meetings during the month of April. Beginning the first week of May, they travel full-time 5 days a week for 5 weeks, visiting community events, business leaders, hospitals, senior living centers, youth organizations and civic groups.

This years' Rose Festival Queen will be coronated this Saturday, June 11 at the Veteran's Memorial Coliseum

Court Members also receive one-on-one mentorship from top female executives, a $3,500 scholarship provided by The Randall Group valid for any accredited college, university or trade program, a complete wardrobe including shoes and accessories, and a lifetime of enduring friendships with their Rose Festival Court sisters. The Rose Festival Court is presented byUnitus Community Credit Union.

Rose Festival Princesses Formal Pictures

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Photo Gallery

Photos and slide shows of local events

Artists Rep Caught

Scholarships Available