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U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Remembering the 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers’ Strike

Julianne Malveaux on the Memphis strike and how the dignity of today's workers continues to be assailed ...

Letter to the Editor: KNA Objects to Dr. Martens Billboards

A letter from the King Neighborhood Association ...

Black Students Hit Hard by For-Profit College Debt

Women and Blacks suffer disparate impacts, particularly at for-profit institutions, where they are disproportionately enrolled in most...

A New Year, a New Vision

North Portland Library will dedicate a display panel in the upstairs meeting room to visual artifacts contributed by the community ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

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The Wake of Vanport 2016 Series

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Apply for 2016 workshops here!

The Wake of Vanport 2016 Series invites community members to participate in telling, producing, collecting, and viewing Vanport survivor oral histories.

Free story gathering workshops include learning video and audio recording to capture the interviews, and editing skills necessary to produce multimedia stories. The free workshops begin May 24 - June 21. The commitment is around 18 hours of workshop time plus 5-10 additional hours for filming outside the classroom.

For more information and to apply for workshops visit Portland Community Media.

The Skanner Foundation, est. 1997 is the non-profit entity of The Skanner News Group to further education among African Americans. The National Endowment of the Arts, The Mt. Hood Cable Regulatory Commission and the Regional Arts and Culture Council are sponsors of the project. Portland Community Media is our partner in training and production.  Like and Follow us on Facebook!

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