11-18-2017  4:04 am      •     
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NEWS BRIEFS

SEI, Sunshine Division Offer Thanksgiving Meals to Families in Need

Turkeys are being provided to fill 200 Thanksgiving food boxes for SEI families ...

NAACP Portland Monthly Meeting Nov. 18

Monthly general membership meeting takes place on Saturday, 12 - 2 p.m. ...

Multnomah County Animal Services Waives Adoption Fees Nov. 17

Special runs from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday ...

Fitzpatrick Presents 'Pathway 1000' Plan Before City Council

Plan would restore involuntary displacement by building 80 homes per year ...

Sisters Network to Hold Monthly Meeting Nov. 11

Meeting to take place Saturday morning at June Key Delta Center ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Local Author Visits North Portland Library

Renee Watson teaches students and educators about the power of writing ...

Is the FBI’s New Focus on “Black Identity Extremists” the New COINTELPRO?

Rep. Cedric L. Richmond (D-La.) talks about the FBI’s misguided report on “Black Identity Extremism” and negative Facebook ads. ...

ACA Enrollment Surging, Even Though It Ends Dec. 15

NNPA contributing writer Cash Michaels writes about enrollment efforts ...

Blacks Often Pay Higher Fees for Car Purchases than Whites

Charlene Crowell explains why Black consumers often pay higher fees than White consumers, because of “add-on” products. ...

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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